Chandigarh, January 30 (P2P) : State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Municipal Corporation employee, Patwari and a private person red handed while accepting bribes in three different cases.
Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Ashok Kumar Clerk posted at Municipal Corporation, Bathinda has been nabbed red handed on the complaint of Sukhdev Singh resident of Bathinda.
He added that the complainant has approached the Bureau and informed that the accused clerk was demanding Rs. 10,000 for issuing NOC of domestic sewerage connection and the deal was struck at Rs. 8000.
After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.8000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
In another bribery case Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 2500/-. Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Manmohan Singh, Patwari posted at Dhunda in Tarn Taran district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 2500 from complainant Dilbagh Singh of village Dhunda,. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 25,000/- for mutation of his land.
In another bribery case VB arrested a middle man of Assistant Sub inspector (ASI) for accepting bribe of Rs. 15000. The spokesman said that Lakhveer Singh Sheera of Moga district was nabbed on the complaint of Kishan Singh of Moga. The complainant approached the VB and alleged that middle man of ASI Karnail Singh posted at police station Nihal Singh Wala was demanded Rs. 40,000 to help him in a police complaint and the deal was struck at Rs. 20,000. After verifying his information, a team from Vigilance bureau laid a trap and the accused Middle man was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 15000/- from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. VB also registered case against the ASI Karnail Singh in this case.
The spokesman said a cases under Prevention of Corruption Act have been registered against the accused at Vigilance Bureau Police Station, Bathinda, Amritsar, Ferozepur respectively and further investigations was under progress