Chandigarh-The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), throughout its ongoing marketing campaign in opposition to corruption within the state, arrested six extra accused on Tuesday within the unlawful compensation rip-off involving planting of guava timber in village Bakarpur, SAS Nagar district. The arrested people, comprising three males and three girls, obtained compensation price crores of rupees from the state authorities by unlawful means throughout the land acquisition within the stated village. So far, complete 15 accused concerned on this rip-off have been arrested by the VB.

Disclosing this at this time, a spokesperson of the state VB stated the arrested people on this case embrace Sunita Gupta, spouse of PD Gupta, her son Gaurav Kansal, each residents of House No. 199, Sector 18, Chandigarh, Gurminder Singh and Harminder Singh, their mom Sukhraj Kaur, moreover Amrik Kaur, widow of Daljit Singh, all residents of Bakarpur village.

He additional knowledgeable that throughout the investigation of stated unlawful compensation rip-off, the VB has obtained voluminous documentary data from the Departments of Revenue, Land Acquisition Collector, GMADA, Sub-Registrar Mohali, Horticulture, and so on., and analyzed them intimately concerning the roles and actions of the alleged beneficiaries. These beneficiaries have prompted wrongful achieve to themselves and incurred vital losses to the exchequer in connivance with some officers of various departments.
Consequently, quite a few beneficiaries have been nominated as accused, and their premises have been raided on Tuesday to impact their arrests, he added.

The spokesperson additional added that throughout the probe, it was discovered that PD Gupta, his spouse Sunita Gupta, and their two sons Gaurav Kansal and Abhishek Kansal, all residents of House No. 199, Sector 18, Chandigarh, bought one acre of land in Bakarpur village in 2018, with every member having an equal 1/4 share. During the acquisition course of, they fraudulently claimed compensation of roughly Rs. one crore by falsely asserting {that a} guava orchard had been planted on the stated land since 2016. The aforementioned relations have been named as accused on this case, and at this time, Gaurav Kansal and his mom Sunita Gupta have been arrested, he stated.

Similarly, Gurminder Singh and Harminder Singh, each sons of Amar Singh, together with their mom Sukhraj Kaur, all residents of Bakarpur village, additionally fraudulently claimed compensation of Rs. 1.84 crores every in collusion with officers from the Revenue and Horticulture Departments. They have been named as accused on this case and have been arrested by the Bureau.

Providing additional particulars, he knowledgeable that Amrik Kaur, the widow of Daljit Singh, and her son Varinder Singh, residents of village Bakarpur, had additionally obtained wrongful compensation of Rs. 1.25 lakhs every. Amrik Kaur has been arrested after being named as an accused on this case. Furthermore, varied groups of the VB performed raids at completely different areas throughout the state to apprehend different accused people, and a particular operation was at the moment ongoing, he added.

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