Punjab

VIGILANCE NABS 15 OFFICIALS, 4 PRIVATE PERSONS IN 14 BRIBERY CASES DURING MARCH

April 09, 2019 07:52 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing crusade against corruption, has been able to nab 15 employees and 4 private persons red handed while accepting bribes in 14 different trap cases during the month of March, which includes 8 police personnel, 5 employees of revenue department and 2 from other departments.

Disclosing this, Chief Director-cum-ADGP vigilance bureau Punjab B.K. Uppal said the VB has put up its best efforts to eradicate corruption amongst public servants and others in every sphere during the period. In this direction, the vigilance officers have ensured that suspect did not escape judicial punishment in the various courts in the State, he added.

He said the Bureau has submitted challans pertaining to 11 vigilance cases in various special courts in the last month. Apart from this, one vigilance enquiry has also been registered to thoroughly probe the corruption case against public servants.

Giving more details, he informed that special court have decided one bribery cases filed and contested by the Bureau during the last month, in which Sarabjeet Singh, SDO, posted at PSPCL Bhogpur, Jalandhar was convicted and sentenced with 3 years imprisonment and fine of Rs. 20,000/- by the Special Judge, Jalandhar.

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