Chandigarh, October 11: Punjab Vigilance Bureau today nabbed Assistant Project Officer (APO) posted at BDPO Office, Giddarbaha, Sri Muktsar district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000/-.
Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said APO Harprit Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Ajmer Singh of Vill Kotbhai, Sri Muktsar Sahib district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused APO was demanding Rs 10,000 to clear pending bills pertaining to his firm for installation of inter locking tiles.
After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused APO was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused VB police station Bathinda and further investigation was under progress.