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Punjab cop arrested for bribery

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Sleuths of the vigilance bureau today arrested an (ASI) of from town while accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000, an said.

ASI Angrej Singh, posted at the station, was arrested red handed based on a complaint filed by Mandeep Singh of Boosey village, he added.

The complainant had approached the bureau, alleging that the accused was demanding Rs 5,000 for his help in a case, the said, adding that he had previously handed over Rs 1,500 to the ASI as bribe.

After verification, a trap was laid and the accused ASI was arrested while accepting the bribe of Rs 3,000 from the complainant, he said.

A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against him at the in and further investigation was underway, he added.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 18:50 IST