The vigilance bureau recovered ₹30 lakh from sacked Punjab police inspector Parminder Bajwa’s in-law’s home in village Samey Wali in Muktsar district on Sunday.
Bajwa had been sacked after allegations of embezzling ₹81 lakh and fabricating a drug case surfaced towards him. He was among the many three Punjab policemen, who have been dismissed from service in July for allegedly implicating two males in a false drug case and extorting cash from them.
Disclosing this, the VB spokesperson stated the absconding inspector Bajwa was arrested on September 22 from Raipur in Jhalagrah district of Rajasthan in a joint operation by the Punjab police and VB.
A Ferozepur court docket had despatched Bajwa on a four-day remand to the VB.
A case towards Bajwa was filed on a police complainant of Bhanwar Lal, a resident of Parik Baas, police station Kalu in Bikaner, Rajasthan, on July 20, 2022. Lal stated his brother Ashok Joshi, a resident of Ludhiana, had dispatched his worker named Gautam with a taxi driver Kawaljit Singh to get a cost amounting to ₹86 lakh from Moga.
However the duo within the taxi have been intercepted by Bajwa together with policemen Angrej Singh, Rajpal Singh and Joginder Singh. The criticism alleged that the policemen had confiscated all the quantity of ₹86 lakh from the worker and taxi drive. Later the policemen allegedly registered a pretend case beneath the NDPS act at Ferozpur Cantt police station whereas displaying a restoration of 1 kg of heroin and ₹5 lakh money as drug cash towards the worker Gautam and the taxi driver.
Taking motion on the criticism, the Punjab police had registered a separate case towards all of the police officers and arrested each assistant sub-inspectors Angrej Singh and Rajpal Singh together with head constable Joginder Singh, the VB spokesperson stated. Bajwa was arrested from Rajasthan.
It’s vital to say right here that whereas raiding Bajwa’s rented home in Ferozepur, police discovered intoxicant tablets and 4.7kg of intoxicant powder, following which a case beneath the NDPS act was registered towards him.