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Punjab Vigilance nabs PRTC Chief Accounts Officer taking bribe

January 13, 2020 07:31 PM

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed Chief Accounts Officer (CAO) of Pepsu Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC) Patiala red handed taking bribe of Rs. 5, 000/-.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Bhupinder Kumar Aggarwal, CAO posted at PRTC headquarters was nabbed on the complaint of Bhajan Partap Singh of Patiala district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above named account officer was demanding Rs. 10, 000 to clear his pending taxi bills.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the CAO was nabbed on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs.5, 000 as first installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that the case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.

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