Punjab:VB nabs ASI taking bribe of Rs. 8K

July 19, 2023 - PatialaPolitics

Punjab:VB nabs ASI taking bribe of Rs. 8K

Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Wednesday nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Sukhdev Singh posted at Police Station Bhawanigarh while taking a bribe of Rs 8000.

The accused Police Official has been arrested on the complaint of Hardam Singh resident of Village Rampura in district Sangrur.

An official spokesperson of the VB said that the complainant lodged a complaint that the above mentioned ASI was demanding bribe of Rs. 10,000 for taking action on the complaint filed by him at Police Station Bhawanigarh against Malkit Singh resident of the same village, who had beaten the complainant. The accused ASI demanded bribe of Rs 10000 and took Rs 2000 as bribe on Monday. Today he demanded the remaining amount of Rs. 8000.

After preliminary investigation of the complaint, a team of VB laid a trap and arrested the accused ASI while accepting the bribe of Rs 8000 from the complainant in the presence of official witnesses. In this regard, FIR has been registered against ASI Sukhdev Singh at PS Vigilance Bureau, Patiala Range and further investigation is in progress.