GURGAON: Two constables of Delhi police were arrested for allegedly blackmailing traffic policemen of NCR region after trapping them with bribe offer and making videos of the act, police said.
Om Prakash and Neeraj Kumar were arrested yesterday in Civil Lines area for blackmailing traffic policemen, Hawa Singh, CPRO, Gurgaon police said.
The accused would deliberately travel in vehicles without registration numbers, jumped traffic signals, travel without helmets to draw the attention of the traffic police, Singh said. W
While one of them would negotiate with the traffic policemen and offer bribe, the other would secretly film them and make a video of the policemen accepting the money, he said.
The accused would take the mobile numbers of the traffic police and send "edited" videos via WhatsApp to blackmail them, Singh said.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC, Singh said, adding, the accused were produced in a local court which sent them to 14-day judicial custody. Delhi police have been informed about the arrest and investigations are on in the matter, Singh said.