CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR ASSISTANT OF VIGILANCE BUREAU, PUNJAB POSING AS CBI OFFICER AND A PRINCIPAL OF KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA IN TWO SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY.

Press Release
New Delhi , 05.01.2012

           The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Senior Assistant of Vigilance Bureau, Punjab posing as CBI officer for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.

            A complaint was received alleging demand of bribe by a person allegedly posing as CBI officer. The suspect officer initially demanded a bribe of Rs.2 lakhs and later on reduced it to Rs.50,000/-. The accused agreed to accept Rs.20,000/- and rest of Rs.30,000/- later on. CBI registered a case and laid a trap at Sector- 23, Bus Stop, Chandigarh. The person who demanded the bribe and came to accept was caught red handed by the CBI. He was identified as Senior Assistant, Vigilance Bureau, Punjab. Search has been conducted at his residence.

            The accused was produced before the Designated Court at Chandigarh and was remanded to two days Police Custody.

           In another case, the CBI has arrested a Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya-I, Air Force Station, Sirsa (Haryana)for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant.

            The complainant alleged in the complaint that the Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya-I, Air Force Station, Sirsa had demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- for clearing his outstanding bills. A case was registered and trap was laid in the school premises of KV-I, Air Force Station, Sirsa. The accused Principal was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant.

            The arrested accused was produced before the Designated Court at Panchkula and remanded to Judicial Custody.

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