Following the announcement of dismissal of Health Minister Vijay Singla by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, the Governor of Punjab on the advice of Punjab Chief Minister Dr. Vijay Singla, Punjab Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education and Research has been removed from the Cabinet with immediate effect.
Vijay Singla made his nephew Pradeep Bansal OSD. Pradeep is a businessman and he has a ply mica job in Bathinda. Apart from this, ITI is also running. Singla’s OSD Pradeep Kumar has also been arrested. A case under Sections 7 and 8 of the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered on the complaint of Rajinder Singh, Superintending Engineer, Punjab Health Systems Corporation. Both were produced before a Mohali court, which remanded them in police custody for three days.