Punjab Vigilance nabs one more absconding agent in vehicle fitness certificate scam
Chandigarh, December 10: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested one more absconding accused agent Loveleen Singh Lavi of Central Town, Jalandhar, who colluded with Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI), Jalandhar, Naresh Kaler in the vehicle fitness certificates scam.
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has confiscated his cellphone and SIM card, which would be sent to data experts to gather more information about this scam.
A spokesperson for the vigilance said they had conducted a surprise check in the office of MVI, Jalandhar, and exposed an organised corruption for issuing/receiving fitness certificates without conducting inspection of commercial and private vehicles on a large scale in connivance with private agents.
The VB on the basis of sufficient evidence registered a case under in the vehicle fitness certificate scam at the VB police station, Jalandhar. In this case, 11 accused had already been arrested and are in the jail. They are Naresh Kaler, Rampal alias Radhe, Mohan Lal alias Kalu, Paramjit Singh Bedi, Surjit Singh, Harvinder Singh, Pankaj Dhingra @ Bholu, Brijpal Singh @ Ricky, Arvind Kumar @ Bindu, Varinder Singh @ Deepu and Sapna (All private agents).
Further investigation of this case was under progress and the remaining absconding accused would be arrested soon, he added.
- PTC NEWS