Punjab

Punjab vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

Punjab News Express | April 06, 2019 11:55 AM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at police station Bakshiwala, Patiala district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.


Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Balbir Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Naib Subedar (retd.) Vijay Kumar of village Choti Roni, Patiala district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 5,000 for joining investigation in a case after getting bail from high court. He further said that he had already paid Rs. 2,000 as a first instalment to the accused ASI.

After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 3,000 of second instalment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused VB police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.

 

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