Punjab

Vigilance nabs superintendent for accepting bribe

Punjab Tribune Bureau | September 11, 2019 07:31 PM

CHANDIGARH: Vigilance Bureau Punjab today nabbed Superintendent of Water supply & Sanitation Department red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 30,000/-.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Superintendent Umesh Kumar posted at Divison-3, Bathinda, was caught on the complaint of Lakhvir Singh of Sadik Road,  Faridkot.

The complainant has approached the VB and said that he had supplied 9 mobile water tanks to the water supply and sanitation division no 3, Bathinda at a cost of Rs. 12,13,200. But the superintendent Umesh Kumar was demanding Rs.35,000 to clear the pending bill and the deal was struck at Rs. 30,000/-

 After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused superintendent was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 30,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that cases under Prevention of Corruption Act have been registered against the accused at VB police station Bathinda and further investigations were under progress

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