Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Chandigarh- The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has hooked up 4 properties of Rakesh Singla, former Deputy Director of Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs Department, and his spouse Rachna Singla, officers mentioned on Sunday

This motion was taken on the interim attachment order handed by the courtroom of Ajit Attri, Special Judge, Ludhiana, on August 8.

A case was registered on August 16, 2022, in opposition to former Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, his affiliate Singla and others in reference to unlawful allotment of labour and cartage tenders to contractors in 2020-21.

Singla was declared proclaimed offender on December 3, 2022, and Red Corner discover has additionally been issued in opposition to him.

A spokesperson for the Vigilance Bureau mentioned Singla had bought numerous properties throughout his posting within the division and whereas holding cost as Chairman of Central Vigilance Committee (CVC) of the Food Supply Department.

During the investigation, the vigilance discovered that Singla had bought 5 properties in Ludhiana and Chandigarh.

All these 5 properties have been bought by him within the identify of his spouse from 2011 to 2022. Out of those, 4 properties located in Ludhiana have been hooked up.

Another case of disproportionate belongings was registered in opposition to each Singla and his spouse and each are absconding on this case, he added.

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