Ludhiana: Once again ‘khaki’ is tarnished as an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Ludhiana police posted at Police Station Daba has been arrested red handed while allegedly accepting bribe of Rs.3,000. His accomplice Baljit Singh Billu was also arrested for settlement in the case.
The Vigilance Bureau (VB) team arrested the duo from court complex.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Vigilance Bureau Jaswinder Singh said that the accused police personnel had demanded Rs.10,000 from a woman namely Narinder Kaur on pretext of submitting record in the court.
The sister of Narinder Kaur was lodged in jail in attempt to murder case and her bail application was rejected three times as the cops did not produce the record of case in court during the hearing.
Narinder Kaur approached ASI Janakraj and he demanded Rs.10,000 to produce the record in court. The matter was settled through middleman Balbir Singh at Rs.6,000 and on Friday, Balbir Singh was caught red handed in court complex at the same time when ASI Janakraj came with record in court complex.
DSP Jaswinder Singh said that the accused were arrested in presence of two eyewitnesses and case has been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act in this context.
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