The anti corruption bureau on Friday registered a bribery case against Sanjay Jadhav, senior inspector of Kherwardi police station and assistant inspector Dilip Ingale for demanding bribe of Rs five lakh from a BMC contractor.
ACB said that the complainant Ramchandra Chavan (53), a New Panvel resident, is working with BMC as an Assistant rent collector and Assessment officer. During 2014, a case of forgery and cheating was registered at Kherwadi police station in which complainant is one of the accused along with others. The Kherwadi police had earlier arrested an accused Dilip Bhat and three others in the cheating case. “Since Chavan is one of the accused in the cheating case, he was called by Jadhav and Ingle. The duo demanded Rs five lakh from him for not arresting him. After negotiation, the amount was brought down to Rs three lakh. As per the negotiaiton, Chavan would bribe Rs 1.5 lakh each to Jadhav and Ingale. On March 25, the ACB asked Chavan to hand over the bribe amount either to Ingale or Jadhav. However, both refused to accept the amount from Chavan. The ACB registered an offence under sections of Prevention of Corruption act against the two cops..
The ACB carried out search at Jdhav’s residence and found cash Rs 9.8 lakh, four gold bar of 100gm each, one BHK flat at Aundh, Pune, and during serach at Ingale’s house they found documents of a 600sq flat, located in Khadki Pune, value dat Rs 16 lakh. No arrest has been mad yet.
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