Vigilance nabs SHO for taking bribe of Rs. 20,000, also registers case against ASI

Chandigarh, November 28, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a sub-Inspector posted as SHO at Bhadson police station, Patiala district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000/-. In this bribery case an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of this police station has also been booked by the VB.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said SHO Amirtpal Singh has been arrested on the complaint of Ravneet Singh of village Chaswal, Patiala district.

The complainant has approached the VB and informed that the accused SHO Amritpal Singh and ASI Gursharan Singh were demanding Rs. 30,000 to help him in a police case. He further said that he had already paid Rs. 10,000 as a first installment to them.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused SHO was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000/- of second installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. The VB has formed a team to arrest the absconding ASI.

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the both the accused at VB police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.