Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has registered a case in opposition to former state finance minister and BJP chief Manpreet Singh Badal and 5 others on prices of irregularities within the buy of a property in Bathinda, officers stated on Monday.

Besides Manpreet, a Congress turncoat, former Bathinda municipal company commissioner Bikramjit Shergill, Rajiv Kumar, Amandeep Singh, Vikas Arora and Pankaj had been booked on Sunday evening.

Rajiv Kumar and Amandeep Singh had been arrested within the case, stated the official.

Acting on the grievance of former MLA Sarup Chand Singla in 2021, the bureau began an investigation and booked them.

Manpreet has already moved an software within the court docket of Additional District and Sessions Judge Ram Kumar Singla in Bathinda for his pre-arrest bail.

The court docket has listed the matter for listening to September 26.

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