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Punjab vigilance nabs two ASI's taking bribe

May 31, 2019 05:37 PM

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, nabbed Two Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 25,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Shamsher Singh posted at  Police Station Urban Estate Patiala and ASI Ranjit Singh posted at Women Cell Police Station in Patiala district were nabbed red handed on the complaint of Rupinder Singh of village Dhablan of Patiala district. The Complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused both ASIs were demanding Rs 50,000 to help in a case registered against his family members. He said that he had already paid Rs. 10,000/- as  a first instalment to them.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI Ranjit Singh was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 25,000 of second instalment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against both the accused at VB police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.

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