Vigilance nabs SI, ASI taking bribes in two different cases

Chandigarh, December 28: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed a Sub Inspector (SI) and Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) red handed while accepting bribes in two different cases.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said SI Sohan Lal, posted at PS Chabewal, district Hoshiarpur was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Harminder Singh for taking bribe of Rs. 50,000. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused SI was demanding Rs one lakh to help him in a police case.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 50,000 of first installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

In another case, ASI Darshan Singh posted in STF team in Mansa was nabbed red handed by the vigilance bureau. The spokesperson informed that the accused ASI was arrested on the complaint of Manjit Kaur of village Joga.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the ASI Darshan Singh and his accomplice ASI Surinder Singh were demanding Rs 30,000 for not to implicate her in a drug case.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and accused ASI Darshan Singh was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 20,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He further informed that another accused ASI Surinder Singh managed to escape during the trap. He informed that two different cases under various sections of prevention of corruption act have been registered against all the accused at VB police station Jalandhar and Bathinda respectively.

Further investigations were under progress.

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