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Vigilance nabs JE, head constable taking bribes in two cases

December 11, 2019 08:19 PM

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed a Junior Engineer (JE) and a head constable (HC) Sukhdev Singh along with his accomplice red handed while accepting bribes in two different cases.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Parminder Singh JE, PSPCL posted at Khanna, Ludhiana district was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Ravi Mashal of Khanna for taking bribe of Rs. 20, 000. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused JE was demanding Rs 20, 000 more to shift electricity poles from a residential plot as the deal was struck at Rs. one lakh. He informed that he had already paid Rs. 80, 000 in two installments to the accused official to accomplish this work.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team from Ludhiana laid a trap and the accused was arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 20, 000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

In another case HC Sukhdev Singh (656/1st IRB) posted in excise department Jalandhar and a private person Amru, his accomplice, were nabbed red handed by the vigilance bureau. The spokesperson informed that both the accused were arrested on the complaint of Dev Raj of village Batura, Jalandhar district who is working as tubewell operator in water supplies department. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused police official was demanding Rs 10, 000 for not to involve him in excise a case and the deal was struck at Rs. 8, 000.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team from Jalandhar laid a trap and both the accused were arrested on the spot taking bribe of Rs. 8, 000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. He informed that two cases under different sections of prevention of corruption act have been registered against all the accused at VB police station Ludhiana and Jalandhar respectively and further investigations were under progress.

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