Punjab Vigilance nabs Patwari, two ASIs taking bribes in 3 different cases

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Chandigarh, January 22, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed a revenue Patwari and two Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASI) red handed while accepting bribes in three different cases.

Disclosing this, an official spokesperson of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau said Patwari Paramjit Singh, posted at revenue halqua Zaid, Tehsil Bhullath, Kapurthala district was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Manjit Singh for taking bribe of Rs. 20,000.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that Patwari was demanding Rs. 30,000 for mutation of his land. After verifying his information, a Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 20,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

In another case, Reader to ACP Jalandhar West, ASI Rajesh Kumar, was nabbed red handed by the Vigilance. The spokesperson informed that the accused was arrested on the complaint of Rahul Vadhavan, a travel agent of Jalandhar.

In this case the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that ASI Rajesh Kumar was demanding Rs 5,000 for favoring him in a police verification case. After verifying his information, a Vigilance team laid a trap and accused ASI was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

Similarly, in another case, ASI Mahal Singh, posted at police post Thoda, Taran Taran district was arrested by the Vigilance Bureau. He further said the accused ASI was arrested on the complaint of Baldev Singh Mahant of Adda Nurdi, in Tarn Taran district.

The complainant has alleged to the VB that ASI Mahal Singh was demanding Rs 10,000 to allow his safe return in the dera from which he was ousted and also promised to help him in amicable settlement with his relatives.

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

He informed that three different cases under various sections of prevention of corruption act have been registered against all the accused at VB police station Jalandhar and Amritsar respectively. Further investigations were under progress.


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