Chandigarh, March 11:
Punjab Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an Assistant Junior Engineer (JE) of PSPCL red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000.
Disclosing this official spokesperson of the state Vigilance Bureau said Jaspal Singh Assistant JE posted at PSPCL Sub-division Cheema, Sangur district has been arrested on the complaint of Malkiat Singh of Village Bhatlan, Barnala district.
The complaint has approached the VB and alleged that the above said JE was demanding Rs.50,000 for installing a new electric transformer near the house of his sister at village Satouj.
After verifying his information, a Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Assistant JE arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000 as a first installment 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 Patiala and further investigation was under progress.