IEP Chandigarh, August 24
Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Thursday nabbed a Sub Inspector (SI), Dilbagh Singh, posted at Police Station Sarai Amanat Khan in Tarn Taran district while accepting a bribe of Rs 7000 from Nirmal Singh resident of village Kasel.
Revealing this here today, an official spokesperson of the VB said that Nirmal Singh lodged a complaint that an FIR no. 46/2023 under section 21 (C) of NDPS Act was registered against his brother Daljit Singh at Police Station Sarai Amant Khan and the accused SI was investigating the case. The complainant alleged that SI Dilbagh Singh had demanded Rs 7000 as a bribe to get vetted the challan from Government Advocate and submit the same in the court.
After preliminary investigation of the complaint, a team of VB laid a trap and arrested the accused SI while accepting the bribe of Rs 7000 from the complainant in the presence of official witnesses.
In the regard, an FIR no 29 dated 24-08-2023 under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against SI Dilbagh Singh at Police Station VB, Amritsar Range.