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Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe Rs. 40,000

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | May 25, 2022 10:02 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed Charanjeet Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at EOW wing, Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe of Rs 40, 000.

Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the State Vigilance Bureau said the accused ASI was arrested on the complaint of Mukesh Kumar of New Kitchlu Nagar, Ludhiana city. The complainant has approached the VB and informed that the accused ASI was demanding bribe of Rs. one lakh to help him in a police complaint case but the deal was struck at Rs. 40, 000.

After verifying his information, a vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI Charanjeet Singh was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 40, 000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

The spokesperson informed that a case under different sections of prevention of corruption act has been registered against the accused at VB police station, Jalandhar and further investigation is under progress.

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