Sun. Sep 24th, 2023

Chandigarh- The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Monday arrested Satkar Kaur Gehri, a former MLA from Ferozpur Rural, and her husband, Jasmail Singh Gehri, resident of village Shakoor, Ferozepur district, in a disproportionate belongings case after conducting a vigilance enquiry.
Disclosing this right here right this moment, a spokesperson for the Punjab VB revealed that in the course of the investigation, it was found that the previous legislator, in collusion along with her husband, had accrued belongings exceeding their recognized sources of earnings throughout her tenure as a member of the Legislative Assembly. “During the check period, her total income from all sources amounted to Rs 1, 65, 34, 053, while her total expenditures during the same period were Rs 4, 49, 19, 831. Consequently, their expenditures amounted to Rs 2, 83, 85, 778.41, which represents a disproportionate increase of 171.68%, ” he added.
The spokesperson additionally knowledgeable {that a} case below part 13 (1), 13(B) of Prevention of Corruption Act and and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered in opposition to each people on the VB Police Station in Ferozepur. Further investigations on this matter have been below progress, he added.

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