Chandigarh – The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), in its dedication to fight corruption within the state, has registered one other corruption case in opposition to Vishal Sharma, Accountant of Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT), for accepting Rs 45 lakh as unlawful gratification.
An official spokesperson of the state VB disclosed right now that FIR no. 01, dated 31.01.2024, has been registered in opposition to the stated accused beneath part 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act at VB police station, Amritsar vary. This case has been registered on a criticism lodged by Major Singh, a resident of Sultanwind village, Amritsar.
The spokesperson additional knowledgeable that the complainant has submitted his criticism on the Chief Minister’s Anti-Corruption Action Line, accompanied by audio-visual proof. Following an enquiry, VB Amritsar vary discovered the allegations within the criticism to be true and proper, resulting in the registration of this case in opposition to the stated AIT official. Further investigation into this case was beneath progress, he stated.
The spokesperson added that the accused is at present in jail beneath judicial custody for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh in one other bribery case. He would quickly be taken on a manufacturing warrant for his arrest. Notably, within the case registered on January 7, 2023, a co-accused AIT legislation officer Gautam Majithia, a resident of Green Field, Majitha Road, Amritsar, has already been arrested by the VB and can also be in judicial custody.