Punjab

PUNJAB VIGILANCE NABS BATALA J.E TAKING BRIBE OF RS. 10,000

October 31, 2017 06:43 PM

Chandigarh/Batala (Face2News)

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Junior Engineer red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said JE Sarbjeet posted at Water Supply & Sanitation, division-1, Batala in Gurdaspur district was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Harpal Singh resident of village Othian in Gurdaspur district. The complainant has approached the VB that the accused JE was demanding Rs. 10,000 for releasing grants to the beneficiaries to construct toilets under Swachh Bharat Scheme.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused JE arrested on the spot while accepting 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 at VB police station Amritsar and further investigations was under progress.

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