The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its anti-corruption campaign on Monday, has arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI), Karmjit Singh (219/SBS Nagar), posted at city police station Balachor, SBS Nagar for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the VB said the above accused ASI has been arrested after investigation of an online complaint lodged at the Chief Minister's anti-corruption helpline.
Giving details he added that the complainant Mrs Diksha resident of Balachor has alleged that the above said police official has demanded Rs 5,000 as a bribe to take action on her police complaint lodged at the police station and accepted Rs 1,000 from her mother in this regard.
The complainant has recorded the conversation in this regard.The spokesperson added that the VB has investigated the allegations levelled in the complaint and registered a corruption case at VB police station Jalandhar against the above mentioned police official after finding him guilty for demanding and accepting a bribe money. In this regard the VB has arrested the ASI under Prevention of Corruption Act and further investigation in this case was under progress.