ASI posted in Pathankot held in bribery case
An assistant sub-inspector posted at a police station in Pathankot was arrested in a bribery case, the Punjab Vigilance bureau said.
A bureau spokesperson said ASI Kulwinder Singh of the Sadar police station was arrested Tuesday on a complaint by Mahavir Singh, a resident of the Samrala village in Pathankot.
The complainant had alleged the police official was demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000 for registering a case.
After verifying the complaint, a vigilance team laid a trap and caught ASI Singh red-handed while allegedly accepting Rs 10,000 as a first installment of the bribe amount, the spokesperson said. A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against him, said the spokesperson.
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