ACB produces charge-sheet against Police Sub-Inspector in trap case

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, June 24: Anti-Corruption Bureau has produced charge-sheet against Suresh Sharma, Sub Inspector J&K Police, then I/C Police Post Rajouri City, who was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe.
Charge-sheet against the accused Sub-Inspector Suresh Sharma, son of Parshotam Kumar of Saran, Gho Manhasa, Marh Jammu, was produced before the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Rajouri in case FIR No.02/2019 under section 5(1) (d) read with section 5(2), 4-A of J&K PC Act Samvat, 2006 registered in P/S ACB Rajouri.
He was caught red handed in a trap case on 06-09-2019 after a written complaint was lodged against him alleging that SI Suresh Sharma, I/C PP Rajouri City was demanding bribe for helping in investigation of a false case registered in P/S Rajouri in which maternal uncle of the complainant, namely Sharanjit Singh of Sant Market Jewel Chowk Jammu was arrested by the SI.
The complainant visited PP Rajouri City on 05-09-2019 and enquired the matter from SI Suresh Sharma who demanded Rs three lakhs from him for helping his uncle during investigation of the case. After negotiation, the said SI agreed to accept Rs one lakh as advance and rest of the amount would be paid to him after bail out of Sharanjit Singh.
On the receipt of the complaint, a case FIR number 02/2019 was registered and a trap team was constituted, which laid a successful trap. The accused was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs one lakh in presence of independent witnesses and trap team members. The accused person was arrested on spot. Thereafter, he was released on bail granted by Court. Investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau proved the allegations of corruption charges against the accused.
After completing the investigation of case, sanction for launching of prosecution of the accused was also obtained from the competent authority and Anti-Corruption Bureau J&K produced charge sheet against the accused on 23.06.2021. The next date of hearing has been fixed for 10.08.2021.