Vigilance books police officer over corruption charges

Vigilance Organization on Thursday registered a formal case against Sub-Inspector  Mehmood Khan, for framing a person in a false and frivolous  case and demanding rupees three Lakh from them

In a statement issued here  police  alleged  that Mehmood Khan, Sub-Inspector, then SHO Police Station Manjakote, Rajouri, due to some old personal enmity, framed one Mohammad Tariq in a false and frivolous case FIR No. 77/2014 under section 376 RPC registered at P/S Manjakote by instigating a local girl and using her as a tool against Mohd Tariq.

He also demanded Rs. 3 lacs from complainant as illegal gratification for saving the life of his son.

The complainant further alleged in his complaint that he could only manage Rs 2.70 lakh and handed it over to Mehmood Khan, Sub-Inspector then SHO Manjakote.

During verification conducted by the vigilance organization, it was found that Mehmood Khan, then SHO P/S Manjakote by sheer abuse of his official position, implicated Tariq son of Muneer Hussain in false and frivolous case and later-on by corrupt and illegal means obtained illegal gratification of Rs. 2,70,000 for himself from the complainant.

Accordingly on the prima facie establishment of allegations, case has been registered at P/S VOJ and investigation is under progress.


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