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Vigilance Bureau nabs ASI for taking Rs 10,000 bribe

Kaumimarg Bureau | June 11, 2024 07:59 PM

Chandigarh - The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its drive against corruption in the state, on Tuesday has apprehended an Assistant Sub Inspector of Police (ASI) Nirmal Singh, posted at police station Dhanola, Barnala district while accepting a bribe of Rs 10, 000.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the state VB said the above mentioned accused has been arrested on a complaint lodged by Rajesh Kumar.
He further added that the complainant has approached the VB and informed that a police case was registered at police station Dhanola against her cousin and the said ASI has demanded a bribe of Rs 10, 000 from him otherwise he would also be booked in this case.
The spokesperson added that after preliminary verification of this complaint the VB team laid a trap and ASI Nirmal Singh was arrested red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 10000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
In this regard a case under prevention of corruption act has been registered at VB police station Patiala range.
The accused would be produced in the competent court tomorrow and further investigation into this case was under progress, he added.

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