New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday arrested a Delhi police sub-inspector for allegedly demanding and accepting Rs 1.20 lakh in cash from a person who complained against him for his involvement in an illegal construction.
According to sources, CBI sleuths arrested Vijay Kumar, a sub-inspector posted at Krishna Nagar police station in east Delhi, red-handed while receiving the bribery amount from the complainant. “In its complaint, the victim said he was threatened and also beaten up by the associates of Vijay Kumar after he sent a complaint to the department concerned about the illegal construction in his area,” the CBI FIR said.
Mr Kumar allegedly threatened the complainant that he would book him in extortion charges accusing him that he was making complaints of illegal constructions to extort money.
The complainant was reportedly threatened and told to take back his complaint to the civic body and the police.