The Anti-Corruption Department (ACB) on Wednesday arrested three people, including the transport department inspector, who demanded a bribe in exchange for leaving the impounded taxi despite the court’s order. The arrested suspects have been identified as Inspector Vedpal, resident of Daulatabad village, Umesh, resident of Gurugram, Haryana and civil defense volunteer Aditya Kumar, resident of Nangloi. The suspects demanded a thousand rupees from a taxi driver in exchange for leaving the vehicle. Following the driver’s complaint, the ACB arrested all three.
Fellow commissioner and ACB chief Madhur Verma said his team had received a complaint on Wednesday from a taxi driver demanding a bribe from transportation department officials. The victim said Transport Department officials berated his Swift Dzire taxi on Monday. After the challan, his taxi was also seized. The victim was ordered to release the car after paying a fine of Rs 4,000 in court.
After this he reached the office of the transport department in Dwarka Sector-22. There, three thousand rupees were first demanded from him. ACB formed a team after receiving the complaint in this regard. The victim was sent to Dwarka along with the witness. After getting there, the driver asked Inspector Vedpal to leave the car, after which he asked him to go to the room with a blow of a thousand rupees and give it. The victim reached there and slapped a thousand rupees towards the officers Umesh and Aditya. The ACB team arrested Vedpal, Umesh and Aditya shortly after taking the money. An official report has been drawn up against this under various headings.