Vigilance Bureau arrests ASI for demanding Rs 10 lakh bribe*

Accused ASI has already taken Rs 6 lakh

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: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the State, on Monday has arrested ASI Raghuvir Singh, posted at CIA Samana, Patiala district for taking bribe of Rs 6 lakh and demanding Rs 4 lakh more.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the state VB said the above mentioned police personnel has been arrested after the investigation of an online complaint submitted on Chief Minister Anti Corruption Action Line by Shampy Singh S/o Paramjit Singh.
He further informed that the complainant has alleged in his complaint that the ASI has been demanding illiegal gratification of Rs 10 lakh for joining the investigation in a case registered against him at the said police station. He further alleged that the said ASI had already took Rs 6 lakh bribe on 27-04-2023 and was asking for remaining amount of Rs 4 lakh.
The spokesperson further added that the VB unit Patiala has investigated the complaint and registered a corruption case against the police personnel after finding him guilty for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 6 lakh and demanding the remaining money from complainant. The accused ASI has been arrested and would be produced in the competent court tomorrow. Further investigation in this case was under progress, he added.