Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Chandigarh-The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) throughout its ongoing marketing campaign towards corruption within the state, on Friday arrested Subash Chander, Nambardar, of village Purewal Rajputan, Gurdaspur district for demanding a bribe of Rs.50, 000.

Disclosing this right here as we speak, a spokesperson of the VB stated the above talked about accused has been arrested on the premise of an internet grievance lodged by Surinder Singh, resident of village Fatehgarh Churian, tehsil Batala on the Chief Minister’s Anti-Corruption Action Line.

He additional knowledgeable that the stated complainant has alleged within the on-line grievance that the above talked about Numberdar had demanded Rs 50, 000 as a bribe to attest the mutation paperwork of his ancestral land. The complainant additional knowledgeable that he pleaded to the Numberdar to take the cash in instalments on completely different dates to which he has acceded to.

The spokesperson revealed that throughout the investigation of this grievance, it was discovered that the stated accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 50, 000 from the complainant and agreed to take the cash in two instalments. On the premise of this enquiry, a case has been registered towards the stated Numberdar below the Prevention of Corruption Act at VB Police Station, Amritsar vary, and additional proceedings have been initiated on this regard. He could be produced within the competent court docket tomorrow.

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