The State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing crusade against corruption has been able to nab 18 government officials and 4 private persons red handed while accepting bribes in 12 different trap cases during the month of May which includes 3 officials each from Police, Mining and Health department.
Disclosing this here today, Chief Director-cum-DGP Vigilance Bureau Punjab B.K. Uppal said the Bureau has put up its best efforts to eradicate corruption amongst public servants and others in every sphere during the period.
He informed that the Bureau has submitted challans pertaining to 13 vigilance cases in different courts during the month of May. During this period, 5 vigilance enquiries have also been registered to thoroughly probe the corruption cases. Apart from this, 8 new cases have also been registered on the basis of vigilance enquiries, he added.