vigilance officials arrested an ASI in Ludhiana on Wednesday for allegedly seeking a bribe of Rs 6,000 for presenting records in court.
News Patiala: An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) named Arun Kumar has been arrested by the Vigilance Bureau on charges of demanding a bribe of Rs. 6,000.
The complainant had approached the vigilance officials alleging that the ASI was demanding a bribe to present the records in court. The vigilance officials laid a trap and caught the ASI red-handed.
He said that the complainant approached the Vigilance Bureau and alleged the police personnel for the last few months his demanding a bribe. He said that the ASI said. IPC at the police station against him (the complainant) The provisions of FIRs under 365,323 / 3. No. He has already taken Rs 25,000 as a bribe for his bail to dismiss her bail in 163/2020. ASI Arun Kumar was the investigation officer. The complainant had granted bail to 09/02/2021 in the case.
A case has been registered against the ASI under the Prevention of Corruption Act. He has been suspended from service.
This is the second time in recent months that an ASI in Ludhiana has been arrested for corruption.
- In April, another ASI was arrested for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a complainant.
The arrests of these ASIs send a strong message that the government is committed to fighting corruption.