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Punjab VB arrests EO Girish Verma's accomplice Ashu Goyal accused in disproportionate assets case

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 03, 2023 09:43 PM

CHANDIGRH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested a coloniser Ashu Goyal, an accomplice of suspended Executive Officer (EO), Zirakpur, Girish Verma, for in conniving with the later to amass huge wealth than his known sources of income.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the state VB said after an enquiry a case under sections 13(1)(b) of prevention of corruption act and 120-B of IPC was registered against accused Girish Verma, his wife Sangeeta Verma and son Vikas Verma at VB police station flying squad-1, Punjab at SAS Nagar. In this case the Bureau has nominated two accomplices of above said accused Vikas Verma, namely Ashu Goyal and Gourav Gupta, both from Kurali, SAS Nagar district, for helping the accused EO to invest his ill gotten money in the properties.

Giving details he further informed that the above said accused Ashu Goyal, Gourav Gupta and Vikas Verma had established two infrastructure firms namely M/s Bala Ji Infra Buildtech, Kharar and M/s Bala Ji Developers Kurali. They have developed colonies under both the firms and EO Girish Verma used to invest ill gotten money through his son in these developer firms.

The Mohali court has ordered police remand of the above accused Ashu Goyal for three days. Further investigation in this case was under progress and role of other persons would also be probed in this case, he said.

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