Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

Chandigarh, January 16: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at police station Urban Estate Phase-2, Patiala district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Sheeshpal was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Surjeet Singh of Guru Nanak Nagar, Patiala. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 30,000 to exclude his family members regarding a complaint case lodged by his wife.

After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 10,000 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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