ACB charge sheets ASI in trap case

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Sept 23: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today produced a charge sheet against Assistant Sub Inspector Ashiq Hussain Mir, then Incharge Police Post Nagbal, Ganderbal in trap case.
As per the ACB, the charge sheet was produced in case (FIR No 24/2019) of police station ACB Srinagar against ASI (No. 195/GBL) of Siraj Pora, Handwara, the then in-charge Police Post Nagabal Ganderbal.
The ACB said that the case was registered based on a written complaint alleging that Ashiq Hussain Mir had demanded a bribe of Rs.50,000 from the complainant for releasing his son namely Adil Ali Buhroo who was detained in Police Post Nagbal Ganderbal.
“Before paying the amount to the accused, the complainant brought written complaint along with Rs 50,000 thereby requesting for taking legal action against the accused public servant under law,” the ACB said.
It said that the team of ACB laid a successful trap in which the accused namely “Ashiq Hussain Mir was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe amounting Rs.50,000 from the complainant and investigation of the case was taken up,”.
On the strength of facts and circumstances together with cogent evidence brought on record, the ACB said, the investigation has established the commission of offence u/s 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2), 4-A of P.C Act Svt 2006 as proved against the accused public servant.
“After the accord sanction for prosecution by the Government, the charge sheet of the case was produced before Court of Additional Judge, Anti-Corruption, Srinagar for judicial determination,” it said.