A vigilance team on Thursday arrested Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amit Ratan’s personal assistant Rashim Garg from Bhatinda Circuit House in Punjab for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 4 Lakhs from a sarpanch.
Aam Aadmi Party MLA’s aide arrested for taking bribe in Punjab’s Bathinda
According to the officials, the sarpanch’s husband accused the MLA’s PA of demanding a bribe of Rs 5 lakhs by taking the name of Amit Ratan, after which the complainant reached the circuit house with the Vigilance team.
The PA was arrested red-handed from a vehicle at the circuit house.
“During the conversation between the two, the Vigilance officer reach the spot and arrested him red-handed with 4 lahks,” officials said. Further investigation into the matter is underway.