CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an ASI Devinder Kumar posted at City Police Station, Hoshiarpur, red handed accepting bribe of Rs 4,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau Punjab said accused Assistant Sub-Inspector was arrested on the complaint of Deepak Nakhwal of Committee Bazaar, Hoshiarpur city. The complainant has informed the VB that he is running a lottery shop and the accused police official was demanding bribe of Rs. 4,000 to release his worker from police custody.
After verifying his information, a vigilance team from Jalandhar range laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 4,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under section of prevention of corruption act has been registered against him at VB police station, Jalandhar and further investigation is under progress.