Punjab's Vigilance Bureau on Wednesday registered a bribery case against a peon Gurdhir Singh posted at Tehsil office-2, Amritsar for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1, 00, 000.

According to officials, Gurdhir Singh was booked on the basis of an online complaint lodged by complainant Jaibir Singh resident of village Kakka Kandiala, Tarntaran district. He has complained to VB he had mentioned that the above-said official has demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 1, 00, 00 to help his mother-in-law for furnishing NOC to execute the registry of a plot.

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After verification of the facts and the material evidence, it has come to light that the accused has received this bribe amount and returned it to the complainant after he failed to provide the same. In this regard a case under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused peon at VB police station, Amritsar and further investigation is under progress. The accused has served with a notice to appear before the VB within three days in this regard.

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