Vigilance nabs 7 officials in 6 bribery cases in Punjab

Chandigarh, January 6 ( P2P) : State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing crusade against corruption, has been able to nab 7 officials red handed while accepting bribes in 6 different trap cases during the month of December which includes 3 officials from revenue department.        

             Disclosing this here today, Chief Director-cum-DGP 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 the suspect did not escape from judicial punishment in the various courts in the State, he added.

            He informed that the bureau has submitted challans pertaining to 15 vigilance cases in different courts during the last month.  During this period, five vigilance enquiries have also been registered to thoroughly probe the corruption cases.  Apart from this, six cases have also been registered on the basis of vigilance enquiries.