PUNJAB:VB NABS PSPCL JE FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS 70K
Amidst its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Sunday nabbed a PSPCL Junior Engineer (JE), Jasmel Singh, posted at Sidhwan Bet in Ludhiana district for accepting a bribe of Rs 70,000.
The PSPCL official has been arrested on the complaint of Surinder Singh resident of village Khurshedpur in Jagraon tehsil.
Disclosing the details here today, an official spokesperson of the VB said that Surinder Singh has lodged a complaint that the JE took a bribe of Rs 70,000 from him in lieu of installating a separate transformer for his house.
After investigation of the complaint, an FIR 09 dated 30-07-2023 under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused JE Jasmel Singh at Police Station the Economic Offences Wing (EoW) of VB, Ludhiana, the spokesperson added.