Crime

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

    • Chandigarh, November 22, 2018 ( By TNL Bureau) : State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Sidhwan Bait Police station, Ludhiana district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 12,000.

      Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Sukhbeg Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Bhawan Singh of village Talwandi Kalan in Ludhiana district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 25,000 to help in a police complaint case registered against him and the deal was struck at Rs. 12,000.

      After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 12,000 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 at VB police station Ludhiana and further investigation was under progress.