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Policeman in Punjab arrested for accepting bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A at station in district's was arrested today for accepting a bribe in a drug case, police said.

Vigilance bureau sleuths arrested red-handed while accepting Rs 50,000 as bribe, they said.

Palwinder Singh, a resident of colony in Faridkot had complained to the vigilance bureau that the had demanded Rs one lakh bribe to help his brother in a drug peddling case, and the deal was struck at Rs 50,000.

After verifying the complaint, a trap was laid and the was arrested on while accepting the bribe from the complainant in presence of two official witnesses, police said.

A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at vigilance bureau police station in and further investigation was underway, they said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 17:30 IST