Punjab

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking Bribe Rs. 10,000

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 12, 2019 06:00 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at NRI Police Station, Kapurthala red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Manjinder Singh was nabbed red-handed on the complaint of Rinku of village Khalwara Colony, Kapurthala district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 10,000 to submit challan of a case regarding his grandmother in the trial court.

After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused VB police station Jalandhar and further investigation was under progress.

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