Graft: Panchkula cop suspended

Panchkula, June 11

Deputy Commissioner of Police Surinder Pal Singh today suspended the incharge of the Sector 25 police post, Sub-Inspector Sukhwinder Singh, for taking Rs 30,000 as bribe from a city resident.

The police said SI Sukhwinder Singh was demanding a bribe of Rs 1 lakh on the pretext of settling a case following which the complainant, Sohan Sharma, approached Police Commissioner Hanif Qureshi. The Police Commissioner handed over the investigation of the case to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Rajkumar Kaushik.