Punjab

Vigilance Bureau nabs registry clerk for taking Rs 10k bribe

By Shefali Kohli -- September 07, 2022 5:30 pm -- Updated:September 07, 2022 5:30 pm

Chandigarh, September 7: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau intensifies its drive against corruption on Wednesday and nabbed registry clerk Jaspal Singh, posted at tehsil Dirba, Sangrur district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000.

Disclosing the details, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) said registry clerk Jaspal Singh was arrested on the complaint of Sukhdev Singh of village Sular, Sangrur district.

Also Read: IND vs SL Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka beat India by 6 wickets

He informed that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused was demanding Rs. 10,000 to execute registration of land. After verifying his information, a Vigilance team from Patiala range laid a trap and the accused clerk was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

Punjab-VB-intensifies-drive-against-corruption-3

Also Read: MeitY takes note of Arshdeep Singh’s wiki page, may take action on Wikipedia: Sources 

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Patiala and further investigation is under progress.

-PTC News

 

 

  • Share