Cop demands bribe from an NRI to free NRI’s brother; Suspended

Jammu and Kashmir News

Jammu: Mehmood Khan, a sub-inspector of Narwal Police Station, has been suspended for asking for bribe, from an NRI whose brother was arrested for smuggling of intoxicating substances, by the IGP of Jammu Zone.

Resident of the Baramulla area of Kashmir, Rajbir and his friend Sameer Ahmed were arrested by police at the Narwal Police station. Incidentally, Rajbir’s family lives in America and when Mehmood Khan came across this news, he asked for Rs.10 lakhs from Rajbir’s brother.
Rajbir’s brother, who also lives in America is an NRI. He happened to have recorded his conversation with Mehmood Khan, wherein the policeman was asking for money. The brother then forwarded the call recording to the IGPJammu Danish Rana.
The matter has been handed over to the SDPO Narwal for further action.
Where on one hand, Rajbir is held at the Amphalla Jail, on the other hand, all possible proof of the sub-inspector’s corrupt profile has been collected.
Meanwhile, Waseem Mehraj, in-charge of Gujjar Nagar Police station, has been posted at the Narwal Police station now.

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