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Vigilance nabs two government officials for taking bribe of Rs. 50,000


Chandigarh, (Gurpreet): State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed a Senior Assistant Rakesh Kumar posted at Tehsil Office Khadur Sahib, Tarn-Taran district and Junior Assistant Kulwinderjeet Kaur posted at S.D.M Office Khadur Sahib, Tarn-Taran district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 50,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said both the above accused were nabbed red handed on the complaint of Daiya Singh of village Sarhali Kalan, Tarn-Taran district. The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused officials were demanding Rs 1,00,000 for handing over copy of decision pronounced by SDM pertaining to his land. He also informed that he had already paid Rs. 20,000 to the accused as a first instalment.

After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and both the accused were arrested on the spot for taking bribe of Rs. 50,000 from the complainant as a second instalment in the presence of two witnesses. He informed that a case under section of prevention of corruption act has been registered against them at VB police station, Amritsar and further investigation is under progress.

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