Three constables of the UT police have been booked in a cheating case for allegedly taking Rs 5.25 lakh from a Burail youth for recruitment in the police service. Constables Amit Jaglan, a native of Jind, and Sandeep and Krishan Dhaiya, both posted in the IRB, have been booked under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC at the Sector 3 police station.According to the FIR lodged by complainant Ankit (26), his brother Pankaj is a constable in the city police and Sandeep and Krishan were known to him as they used to often visit his house. The police were recruiting 520 constables and he had applied for it. The two constables told him that they had a common friend, Amit Jaglan, who knew persons with political links at a high level and could manage his selection.They sought Rs 5.25 lakh from him for the work.His father agreed and on December 19 last year, he, along with father, handed over the amount to the two at the Leisure Valley, Sector 10. Later, Jaglan also reached there in his Honda Amaze car.The two then handed over the briefcase containing the cash to him.Later, the complainant came to know that Jaglan was a notorious person and had been booked in criminal cases in Haryana. He asked the other two constables to get his money back, but to no avail. Finally, he filed a complaint with the police.
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