Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Farid­kot SP to ap­pear be­fore vig­i­lance to­day

- Corruption · Crime · White-collar Crime

FARID­KOT:SP (in­ves­ti­ga­tion), Farid­kot, Sewa Singh Malhi will ap­pear be­fore the vig­i­lance bureau on Wed­nes­day in a case re­lated to the ar­rest of his reader, ASI Gurbinder­jit Singh, for tak­ing a bribe of ₹50,000.

The SP came un­der VB lens as the reader had promised a clean chit to some peo­ple ac­cused in a cheat­ing case be­ing probed by the SP. The cheat­ing case ac­cused are Pardeep Sachdeva, his wife Nee­lam Sachdeva, and an­other man Vikram Taneja, who had al­legedly taken ₹15 lakh from an­other per­son in the name of a cold store in Novem­ber. Pardeep later filed a com­plaint for rein­ves­ti­ga­tion as he said they were wrongly framed.

The reader has been booked un­der the Pre­ven­tion of Corruption Act.

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