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VB nabs ASI taking Rs 5K bribe

VB nabs ASI taking Rs 5K bribe

The ASI in the custody of Vigilance Bureau officials on Tuesday. Tribune Photo



Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 29

The Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Tuesday nabbed an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Kulwinder Singh red-handed for accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.

Disclosing this here on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the VB said the accused, ASI Kulwinder Singh (No 2788/Ludhiana), posted at Police Division No. 6, Ludhiana, was arrested on the complaint of Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Satjot Nagar, Dhandra, Ludhiana district.

He said the complainant approached the VB and alleged the ASI was demanding a bribe of Rs 5,000 in lieu of submitting a chargesheet in the court pertaining to a police case registered against his niece.

The spokesperson informed that after verifying this complaint, a VB team laid a trap and the accused police official was caught redhanded while taking the bribe in the presence of two official witnesses.

He said a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against the accused Assistant Sub- Inspector at the Vigilance Bureau police station, economic offences wing, Ludhiana, and further investigation was in progress.

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