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CBI court convicts IPS officer in graft case


PTI Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India

A special court in Chandigarh convicted today a 2008-batch IPS officer Desh Raj in a case of bribery, CBI spokesperson said here.

"The Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh has today convicted Desh Raj, IPS, then SP (City), UT, Chandigarh in a bribery case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on August 10, 2018," the official said.

The case was registered against Desh Raj on a complaint of an inspector posted at Sector 26, Chandigarh.

"It was alleged that the accused had demanded Rs 5 lakh as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing favor in an inquiry against him. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh as the first installment," the spokesperson said.

He said the agency had filed a charge sheet on July 11, 2013, in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh.

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