Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

Chandigarh, March 20: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Rahon Police Lines, SBS Nagar red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 15,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Balwinder Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Surinder Kumar of village Majoor, SBS Nagar. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding bribe of Rs. 30,000 for not taking any action against his brother-in-law in 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. 15,000 as a first 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 Jalandhar and further investigation was under progress.

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