A case was registered against the constable of Manjalpur police station after he was found to be involved in corruption and extortion of money from a Mumbai resident. He was accused of forcibly took cash, smart watch and a mobile phone from the youth after he had caught carrying liquor bottles in his car. He was booked for the offence.
The constable identified as Ramesh Galsar found two liquor bottles from inside the car and instead of registering the case he was accused of taking bribe and liquor bottles from the Mumbai youth.
As per details the complainant Amit Kumar is a Mumbai based consultant had left for Udaipur in the month of November and decided to stay in Vadodara hotel for a night. He set the location and was stopped by the policeman on the way passing from Chapad village. They checked the car and found two liquor bottles and said to file a case.
While Amit asking for a settlement of the case, the policeman demanded a bribe of Rs 20,000. He swiped Rs 10,000 from an ATM card and another Rs 10,000 from a BPCL petrol pump credit card. He also handed him bottles of liquor at the behest of a policeman.
When Amit reached Udaipur, he found an Apple Watch worth Rs 40,000, a Google Pixel phone worth Rs 40,000 and Rs 18,000 in cash missing. He called the Constable Ramesh Gulsar was called and told that he could not find the items in the vehicle. Later Amit Kumar eventually complained to the police commissioner about the incident via email.
The accused Ramesh Galsar has been booked under the Prohibition and Prevention of Corruption Act.