Chandigarh -The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) throughout its ongoing anti-corruption marketing campaign, on Tuesday, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Rakesh Kumar, posted at police station Dhar Kalan, Pathankot district, crimson handed for taking a bribe of Rs 5, 000.

Disclosing this right here in the present day, a spokesperson of the VB stated the accused police personnel has been arrested on the grievance of Jurudeen, resident of village Narayanpur tehsil Dhar Kalan.

Giving particulars he added that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above stated police official has demanded Rs 20, 000 as a bribe to register police case on the idea of medico authorized report (MLR) in opposition to the other social gathering who’ve injured his spouse throughout a scuffle however the deal has been struck at Rs 10, 000.

The spokesperson knowledgeable that the VB, after preliminary investigation, has laid a entice and the accused has been arrested whereas accepting a bribe of Rs 5, 000 as a primary instalment within the presence of two official witnesses.

In this regard a case beneath prevention of corruption act has been registered in opposition to the ASI Rakesh Kumar at VB police station Amritsar. Further investigation on this case was beneath progress, he added.

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