Punjab

Vigilance nabs 14 officials, 1 private person in 12 bribery cases during July

Punjab Tribune Bureau | August 13, 2019 07:11 PM

Chandigarh: State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing crusade against corruption, has been able to nab 14 employees and 1 private person red-handed while accepting bribes in 12 different trap cases during the month of July, which includes 4 police personnel, 3 employees of revenue department and 7 from other departments.

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

He said the Bureau has submitted challans pertaining to 18 vigilance cases in various special courts in the last month. Apart from this, one vigilance enquiry has also been registered to thoroughly probe the corruption case against a public servant.

Giving more details, he informed that special courts have decided two bribery cases filed and contested by the Bureau during the last month, in which Manjit Singh, Constable, posted at Central Jail, Patiala was convicted and sentenced with 7 years imprisonment and fine of Rs. 1,40,000/- by the Additional Session Judge, Patiala.

Similarly, in another case, Pawan Kumar, Junior Engineer, posted at Punjab Power Corporation Limited, Mansa was convicted and sentenced with 4 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 30,000/- by the Additional Session Judge, Mansa.

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