Punjab VB arrests PHG official in bribery case

Shahkot, June 16 (Agency) Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed sub Inspector (SI)of Punjab Home Guard (PHG) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5000 and registered a corruption case against him . Senior Superintendent of Police (Jalandhar range) Daljindar Singh Dhillon told this correspondent here today that the accused has been identified as SI Jagir Singh posted at Shahkot police station who was nabbed red handed on the complaint of PHG Jawan Major Singh posted at Shahkot police station.

The Complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said accused was demanding Rs 5000 to help him in drawing his pay. After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and accused SI, was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 5000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against PHG SI at VB police station Jalandhar and further investigation was under progress.