New Delhi: Two Delhi Police personnel were suspended for allegedly demanding bribe of Rs 2 lakh, Delhi Police said on Monday.
Delhi Police on Monday informed that Station House Officer (Cyber Cell) Inspector Satish and Assistant Sub-Inspector Virender of Delhi Police’s east district have been suspended and departmental action is being taken against them, they said.
The police said that the action was taken based on a complaint which alleged that Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and Station House Officer (SHO) of the Cyber Police Station in East District had arrived at their house to investigate a matter filed by the complainant’s wife at the Cyber Police Station.
The complainant alleged the duo had demanded Rs 2 lakh for “settling the matter”.
“Later when he visited the Cyber Police Station, they again asked him to pay the bribe amount,” the Delhi Police said quoting the complainant. The complainant also submitted some recordings that supported his allegations.
Priyanka Kashyap, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East), said, “Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) of the East District’s Public Grievances Cell conducted an inquiry and found the allegations true after which a case was registered against the accused personnel under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Corruption (PoC) Act”.
Both the police personnel are currently “under suspension till further departmental action is initiated.”
Inputs with ANI