35.1 C
Delhi
Monday, May 27, 2024
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img

Vigilance Bureau arrests Punjab Police ASI for accepting Rs.5,000 bribe

Chandigarh, April 15, 2024 (Yes Punjab News)

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, on Monday has apprehended Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Nachattar Singh, posted at Police Station Ajnala Amritsar district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5000.

Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the state VB said the above mentioned police personnel has been arrested on the basis of a complaint lodged by Avtar Singh, a resident of village Shamsherpur, in block Fatehgarh Churian.

He further informed that  the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the said accused has been demanding Rs 10,000 for favoring his son during the investigation of a case lodged against his son in the police station.

He further added that after preliminary investigation of this complaint, the VB team laid a trap in which the said ASI was caught red handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 5000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

In this regard a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Amritsar range. He would be produced in the competent court tomorrow and further investigation into this case was under progress, he said.

TOP STORIES

PUNJAB NEWS

TRANSFERS & POSTINGS

spot_img

Stay Connected

223,537FansLike
113,236FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

NRI - OCI

GADGETS & TECH

SIKHS

NATIONAL

WORLD

OPINION