Capt Amarinder’s key aide summoned by Punjab Vigilance Bureau in disproportionate assets case
Kanwar Inder singh/ March 7,2023
As per sources, Punjab vigilance bureau has summoned Bharat Inder Singh Chahal, former adviser and close aide of former chief minister of Punjab, Capt Amarinder Singh on March 10, 2023 to join the ongoing investigation.
As per sources, the vigilance bureau has sent the summon at his Patiala based residence. But no one was available to accept the summons. The bureau has also sent the summon on his whatsapp. Now, the agency is going to paste the same at his marriage palace ‘Alcazar’ , situated on Patiala-Sirhind road and might on his other properties. Summons has been issued to him to appear before the investigation team.
A Punjab Vigilance Bureau team is probing corruption charges and has opened a formal inquiry against Chahal in a disproportionate assets case.
In December 2022 the vigilance team Patiala police had reached Chahal’s house in Patiala but he was not at home.
Later the bureau officials raided the properties owned by him including Chahal’s palatial marriage palace ‘Alcazar’ near Patiala on Sirhing-Patiala on the Sirhind highway, his upcoming commercial building “Grand Regalia “near mini secretariat, Patiala along with others to ascertain the value the property. The team measured the properties to access the value. As per sources, “the assessed value will be tallied with his income and expenditure.” Later the vigilance team issues a look out circular (LOC) against Chahal so that he can’t flee.
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