Punjab:VB Nabs ASI For Taking Bribe Rs 5,000 To Register Police Case
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its ongoing anti-corruption campaign, on Tuesday, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Rakesh Kumar, posted at police station Dhar Kalan, Pathankot district, red handed for taking a bribe of Rs 5,000.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the VB said the accused police personnel has been arrested on the complaint of Jurudeen, resident of village Narayanpur tehsil Dhar Kalan.
Giving details he added that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said police official has demanded Rs 20,000 as a bribe to register police case on the basis of medico legal report (MLR) against the opposite party who have injured his wife during a scuffle but the deal has been struck at Rs 10,000.
The spokesperson informed that the VB, after preliminary investigation, has laid a trap and the accused has been arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 as a first instalment in the presence of two official witnesses.
In this regard a case under prevention of corruption act has been registered against the ASI Rakesh Kumar at VB police station Amritsar. Further investigation in this case was under progress, he added.