Punjab Police inspector arrested on bribery charge

Chandigarh:

A police inspector posted in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district was arrested in a bribery case, the Vigilance Bureau said on Saturday.

Baljit Singh was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs 7 lakh, it said in a statement.

Singh was arrested on the basis of a complaint by Sharnjit Singh Jimmi, a resident of Kharar in Mohali. Jimmi alleged that Singh had demanded Rs 10 lakh to get exemptions for his parents from appearances in a court case.