PSPCL junior engineer nabbed by vigilance bureau for taking bribe
Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 15,2023
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its ongoing campaign against corruption, as directed by the Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann, on Wednesday nabbed a Junior Engineer (JE) Puneet, posted at Sub Division Bhai Rupa, Bathinda district, for accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the VB said the accused JE has been arrested on the complaint of Gurtej Singh, of village Dullewala, Bathinda district.
Giving details he informed that the complainant have approached the VB and alleged that the above said JE had demanded Rs 12,000 to install a new transformer at his new tubewell and had already taken Rs 4,000 a bribe. He further informed that the JE was demanding remaining money from him.
The spokesperson said after verifying this information, the VB Bathinda unit laid a trap and the above said accused JE was arrested while taking a bribe money of Rs. 8,000 as a second instalment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station, Bathinda range and further investigation was under progress.