ASI arrested by vigilance while accepting Rs 8000 bribe

ASI arrested by vigilance while accepting Rs 8000 bribe

The Vigilance Investigation Bureau on Friday caught an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 from a man in Patna district, a department release said. DH file photo

The Vigilance Investigation Bureau on Friday caught an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 from a man in Patna district, a department release said.

Vigilance sleuths arrested Vinay Kumar Singh, ASI posted at Chowk police station in Patna city, while accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 for helping the complainant in a criminal case, the release said.

Dayanand Singh, a resident of Kahaar Toli under Chowk police station of the state capital, had lodged a complaint with the vigilance bureau that the ASI was demanding a bribe of Rs 8,000 for helping him in a criminal case.

The complaint was verified by the bureau which found the allegations to be true after which a team was constituted under DySP Mohammad Zamiruddin who raided and arrested the ASI while he was accepting a bribe.

During the search, the vigilance sleuths also found Rs 1,30,200 from ASI's pocket in addition to the bribe amount of Rs 8,000, it added. 

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily
GET IT