Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Thursday nabbed an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Hardev Singh posted at police station Shimlapuri in Ludhiana district was nabbed red-handed on the complaint of Bhan Singh of Gobind Nagar, Ludhiana district.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 10,000 to help his son in a dispute case.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot 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 him at VB police station Ludhiana and further investigation was under progress.