The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Gurdeep Singh posted at City Police Station, Zira in Ferozepur district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000. The accused ASI has been arrested on the complaint of Sanjeev Kumar, resident of zira, who is owner of Dabur Gun House.
Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of the VB said that the complainant Sanjeev Kumar had lodged a complaint with VB Police Station, Ferozepur Range that the accused ASI had demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000 for helping him and his family members in a scuffle case registered against them under sections 353, 186, 294, 506 and 149 of IPC at City Police Station, Zira on August 26, 2021.
The complainant said that the accused ASI has taken a bribe of Rs.5000 to help his brother Rajiv Kumar alias Monu in getting bail in the case on June 23, 2023 and now he was demanding Rs 10,000 more. He also alleged that the ASI had already took Rs 60,000 as a bribe from them in past.
The spokesperson informed that after a preliminary investigation of this complaint, a VB team laid a trap and arrested the accused ASI on the spot while accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
In this regard, a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused ASI at Police Station VB, Ferozepur Range. Further investigation in this case was under progress.