Home Punjab Capt Amarinder’s close aide booked by vigilance bureau in DA case; spent 305% more than his known sources of income

Capt Amarinder’s close aide booked by vigilance bureau in DA case; spent 305% more than his known sources of income

Capt Amarinder’s close aide booked by vigilance bureau in DA case; spent 305% more than his known sources of income
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Capt Amarinder’s close aide booked by vigilance bureau in DA case; spent 305% more than his known sources of income

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ August 3,2023

Amidst its ongoing campaign against corruption launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann in the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has registered a Disproportionate Asset (DA) case against Bharat Inder Singh Chahal, former media adviser to former CM Captain Amarinder Singh.

Disclosing the details about the case here today, an official spokesperson of the VB said that an FIR no. 26 dated 02-08-2023 under sections 13(1) B, 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against Bharat Inder Singh Chahal at Police Station VB, Patiala Range.

During the check period from March 2017 to September 2021, he said that the income of former media adviser Chahal and his family members was Rs 7,85,16,905 against the expenditure of Rs 31,79,89,011, which was almost 305% more than his known sources of income.

Capt Amarinder’s close aide booked by vigilance bureau in DA case; spent 305% more than his known sources of income -Photo courtesy-Scoop News

The accused Bharat Inder Singh Chahal had made properties in his own and his family members’ names, which include Dashmesh Luxury Wedding Resort (Alcazar) situated at Sirhind road Patiala, a five-storey commercial building measuring 2595 yards (Animal Husbandry Dept site) situated on Mini Secretariat road Patiala, 72 canals 14 marla land at village Kalyan near Toll Plaza on Nabha road. Apart from this, he also bought lands at villages of Malaheri and Harbanspura in Fatehgarh Sahib district, he added.

The spokesperson said that further investigation is on in the case.