Punjab: VB nabs Sub-Inspector for accepting Rs 10,000 bribe

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept 17 (ANI): The state Vigilance Bureau (VB) has nabbed Sub Inspector Gurmej Singh of Punjab Roadways, posted at Firozpur depot, for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000.A spokesperson of VB said on Tuesday that the accused was caught red-handed on the complaint of Gurcharan Singh, conductor, working in the same depot."The complainant had approached the VB and alleged that Singh was demanding a bribe of Rs 16,000 for not taking any action against him after checking of oil filing station and the deal was struck at Rs 10,000," said the VB in a statement.After verifying the complaint, the VB team laid a trap and the accused was caught red-handed with Rs 10,000 and tainted money was recovered from him in the presence of two official witnesses, added the spokesperson.A case has been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act against the accused at VB police station, Firozpur. Further investigation is under progress. (ANI)

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