CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICIAL OF STATE TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT OF PUNJAB FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 20,000/-




Press Release
New Delhi, 19.06.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an ASI of Punjab Police, presently on deputation with State Transport Department, Punjab, Chandigarh for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered under section 7 of PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 on a complaint alleging that the accused had stopped the truck of complainant near Dhanas, Chandigarh and posed himself as Assistant Transport Officer. The accused took away the original documents of the truck and demanded a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- for returning the documents. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant.

Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused at Chandigarh and Amritsar which led to the recovery of cash of Rs. 8 lakh (approx.).

The arrested accused is being produced today before the competent Court at Chandigarh.

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