Ludhiana: The Vigilance bureau has arrested Platoon commander of Home Guard posted at Police station Banur for blackmailing B. Tech student who was accompanied by his female friend.
The accused threatened the student to implicate him in false case and demanded one lakh bribe. The accused also snatched the I phone of the student.
Following the complaint the Vigilance bureau has laid a trap and nabbed the accused cop identified as Raj Babu.
The accused was caught red handed while accepting Rs. 13,000 near Gurudwara Amb Sahib, Mohali (SAS Nagar) on Saturday.
The complainant, Ashish Sharma of Railway Road Malerkotla stated that he was going with his classmate in car and the cop stopped them for checking near Banur in Patiala district.
The accused cop allegedly demanded one lakh bribe and snatched I phone and educational certificates. The accused also threatened the student to implicate him in false case if he will not give bribe.
The victim alleged that the cop has taken ten thousand and asked to give ninety thousand till December 17 to get certificates back.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Vigilance Bureau, Rupinder Singh said that following the complaint they have laid trap and arrested the cop red handed while accepting bribe near Mohali.
The SSP added that vigilance bureau have been trying to recover education certificate and mobile phone from accused.
A case under sections 7, 13 (2) of prevention of corruption act has been registered against him in this context.
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