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A case has been registered against DSP Pawan Kumar, ASI Harjinder Singh as co-accused

Vigilance Bureau Punjab today transferred Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Ashish Kapoor, PPS, who is now posted as Commandant, 4th IRB, Pathankot.

Arrested on the charge of taking bribe of one crore rupees through different cheques.

DSP Intelligence Pawan Kumar and ASI Harjinder Singh also been named as accused in this case.

Giving information in this regard, the spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that ,”Vigilance Bureau has registered a case against the above mentioned three accused under Section 7, 7-A of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 420, 120-B of IPC and in this case  Further investigation is underway.”

Giving more information, he said ,” during the posting as Jail Superintendent, Ashish Kapoor at Central Jail, Amritsar in the year 2016, he was introduced to a woman named Poonam Rajan of Sector 30, Kurukshetra, Haryana, she was a judicial officer in the jail in a case.  was under remand.

When Poonam Rajan along with her mother Prem Lata, brother Kuldeep Singh and sister-in-law Preeti was on police remand at police station Zirakpur in FIR No. 151/2018 registered under Section 420/120-B of IPC, then Ashish  Kapoor went to the Zirakpur police station and fraudulently convinced Poonam Rajan’s mother Prem Lata to help her get bail and get her acquitted from the court.
He further said that after this, Ashish Kapoor, with the connivance of the  SHO of Zirakpur police station, Pawan Kumar, and ASI Harjinder Singh (No. 459/SGR), acquitted Poonam Rajan’s sister-in-law Preeti.  In return for this help, Ashish Kapoor ask Prem Lata to sign various checks .

The spokesperson said that because of this, the above accused Ashish Kapoor, Pawan Kumar and Harjinder Singh have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act and IPC.  The present case has been registered for committing an offense under section 420, 120-B of IPC