Chandigarh, June 30 (HS) State Vigilance Bureau nabbed an ASI and clerk for taking bribes in two different cases.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau Punjab said ASI Gurnam Singh posted at Special Excise Cell, Ferozepur was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5,500 on the complaint of Gurmej Singh of village Swaiya Rai Utaar, Ferozepur district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused police official was demanding bribe Rs. 10,000 for not to register a police case against him and the deal was struck at Rs. 7500. The complainant had already paid Rs. 2,000 as a first installment to ASI Gurnam Singh.
After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 5500 of second installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
Likewise, in another bribery case, Balwinder Singh clerk posted at PSPCL Jaito, Faridkot was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 2,000 on the complaint of Baldev Singh of village Sada Patti, Faridkot district. The complainant approached the VB and alleged that the accused clerk was demanding the bribe for shifting his tubewell connection.
After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused clerk was arrested on the spot while accepting the bribe from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.