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VB arrests two private persons for taking Rs 2.50,000 on the name of vigilance officials

Chandigarh: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state on Monday arrested two persons for taking a bribe of Rs. 2,50,000 on name of vigilance bureau officials.

          Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the state VB said the arrested persons have been identified as Paramjeet Singh alias Pamma, a resident of village Daroli, in Patiala district and Sahil Goyal of Patiala. They have been booked on an online complaint lodged by Jagseer Singh, a resident of village Arnetu, Patiala district on the Chief Minister anti corruption action line.

          He informed that the complainant has alleged in his complaint that both the above said accused had taken bribe of Rs. 2,50,000 on name of vigilance officials from  him to help in an ongoing enquiry with allegations of embezzlement in village development works against his mother.

          He further informed that during enquiry the allegations levelled in the complaint were found to be correct and true. Subsequently, a case FIR No. 16 dated 28.03.2024 under section 7-A of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against both the accused at police station VB range Patiala. Further investigation into this case was under progress, he said.



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