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Punjab Police transfers DSP Lakhvir Singh corruption case to Vigilance Bureau

By Shefali Kohli -- July 07, 2022 9:17 pm -- Updated:July 07, 2022 9:17 pm

Chandigarh, July 7: A day after arresting Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Faridkot Lakhvir Singh in a corruption case, Punjab Police on Thursday transferred the case to the Punjab Vigilance Bureau to ensure a free, fair, and impartial investigation into this case.

Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav said that Punjab Vigilance Bureau being a special investigation agency for probing corruption cases, they have decided to handover this case to them to carry out further investigations.

 ਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਦੇ ਮਾਮਲੇ 'ਚ DSP ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੇ ਅਗਲੇਰੀ ਜਾਂਚ ਲਈ ਮਾਮਲਾ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਊਰੋ ਨੂੰ ਸੌਂਪਿਆ

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DSP Lakhvir Singh was arrested by the Tarn Taran Police on Wednesday for accepting Rs 10 lakhs as a bribe from a drug supplier for not nominating him in the FIR registered under NDPS Act in Tarn Taran.

 ਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਦੇ ਮਾਮਲੇ 'ਚ DSP ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੇ ਅਗਲੇਰੀ ਜਾਂਚ ਲਈ ਮਾਮਲਾ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਊਰੋ ਨੂੰ ਸੌਂਪਿਆ

The development came after the Tarn Taran district police had arrested a drug supplier identified as Pishora Singh from a petrol pump near Patti Morh after recovering 250 grams opium and Rs 1 lakh drug money from his possession on Sunday.

Accused Pishora, is a resident of village Model Boparai in Tarn Taran was wanted in the FIR dated June 30, 2022, in which his aide Surjit Singh of village Mari Megha in Tarn Taran was arrested with 900grams of opium.

 ਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਦੇ ਮਾਮਲੇ 'ਚ DSP ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੇ ਅਗਲੇਰੀ ਜਾਂਚ ਲਈ ਮਾਮਲਾ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਊਰੋ ਨੂੰ ਸੌਂਪਿਆ

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Meanwhile, the Police had also recovered Rs 9.97 lakhs, which was an alleged bribe.

-PTC News

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