Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


Chandigarh – The Vigilance Bureau (VB) of Punjab, in its relentless battle in opposition to corruption within the state, on Monday apprehended an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Baldev Singh, posted at police publish Laduka Mandi, beneath police station Sadar Fazilka red-handed whereas accepting a bribe of Rs. 10, 000.

Disclosing this right here in the present day a spokesperson of the state VB mentioned the accused ASI has been arrested an a grievance filed by Parveen Kumar, a resident of Mandi Laduka, Fazilka district. The complainant has approached the VB and reported that the mentioned accused police official was demanding to pay bribe of Rs. 10, 000 extra for not together with his title in a police grievance pertaining to a quarrel. The complainant alleged to the VB that the mentioned ASI has already took Rs. 20, 000 prematurely on this regard. Now he has requested to pay an extra bribe of Rs. 10, 000. The complainant has recorded the dialog whereas the police official was demanding the bribe cash and handed over to the VB as an proof on this case.

The spokesperson additional added that following a preliminary investigation into the grievance, a VB group from the Ferozepur vary laid a entice and ASI Baldev Singh was apprehended red-handed within the presence of two official witnesses whereas receiving a bribe of Rs. 10, 000 from complainant.

He knowledgeable {that a} case beneath the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered in opposition to the accused ASI on the VB Police Station, Ferozepur Range. Further investigation on this case was beneath progress.

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