Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted in police station anti power thept, Bathinda red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 1,500/-.

            Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI  Haqam Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Narwinder Singh of Sunder Nagar, Faridkot district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 3,000 to help him in a police case and the deal was struck at Rs. 2,500. He further said that he had already paid Rs. 1,000 to the accused ASI.

            After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 1,500 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 Ferozepur and further investigation was under progress.

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