Chandigarh-Aiming to curb the menace of corruption within the state, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Tuesday, arrested Sub Inspector (SI) of Police Manjinder Singh, posted at CIA Barnala whereas he was accepting a bribe of Rs 15000.
Disclosing this right here in the present day, an official spokesperson of the state VB mentioned the above talked about police official has been arrested on a criticism lodged by Simrandip Singh, a automobile seller from Barnala metropolis.
He additional added that the complainant has approached the VB and knowledgeable that he was having a monetary dispute with one Dharmpal of Moga metropolis relating to sale of a Scorpio automobile and SI Manjinder Singh has been pressurising him to strike a compromise with different occasion. The complainant alleged that the mentioned police personnel was demanding Rs 15, 000 as a bribe from him in any other case FIR can be lodged towards him in case if he did not execute compromise.
The spokesperson added that after preliminary investigation of this criticism, a VB group from Patiala vary laid a lure and caught the mentioned SI crimson handed whereas accepting a bribe of Rs 15000 from the complainant within the presence of two official witnesses. In this regard a case below prevention of corruption act has been registered towards the mentioned accused police personnel at VB police station Patiala vary and additional investigation was below progress.