- Complaint filed after trader recorded the conversation and sent it to top cop
A constable investigating a case filed against a trader in the year 2020 demanded Rs25,000 for himself and Rs1 lakh for the police inspector of the station to not hit the accused in the case.
The trader recorded the conversation and sent it to Sector 2 Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Gautam Parmar who then ordered an inquiry against the constable. The constable at present is posted with the Dariyapur police station.
The case concerns one Bharat Soni, 28, a resident of society near Maya Cinema in Sardarnagar. Soni who runs a pan shop in Naroda had a run-in with one Kadu Rabari over him and his friends gathering nearing the crossroads in Matruchaya Society.
On July 13, 3030, Kadu Rabari went to Soni’s house and picked up a fight as he believed that he was planning to elope with his daughter. When Soni went to the Matruchaya society again, Rabari’s son hit him.
Case against constable
On July 17, 2020, Soni got to know from a friend that Kadu Rabari had filed a case against him with the Sardarnagar police station which was being investigated by constable Upendrasinh.
When he got in touch with the constable, he demanded Rs25000 for himself and Rs1 lakh for the police inspector to not beat him in the case.
Soni had recorded the conversation and got in touch with Gautam Parmar, JCP Sector 2, and sought action against the constable.
The police carried out an investigation and realizing that there was indeed a case against the constable, filed an FIR against him with the Airport police station.
The audio recording was also given to the FSL which confirmed that the recording has not been tampered with, pointing to the fact that the cop had indeed demanded money.
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