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20-Sep-2017 Amritsar

BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border

Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the international border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday.They said around five kg heroin was recovered from the spot. Search operation...

18-Sep-2017 Abohar

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers have seized over 12 kg heroin at two locations near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Abohar sector, a BSF officer said on Monday.The haul was made during a search ahead of the barbwired security fence, Border Security Force Deputy Inspector...

18-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle...

03-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Education Officer Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Block Primary Education Officer (BPEO) posted at Nakodar, district Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab...

02-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today a clerk Rajinder Kumar posted at Nagar Council Mansa was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,800.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said...

26-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Head Constable Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Head Constable (HC) Jeet Singh red handed while accepting bribe in a bribery cases.Disclosing this here an official spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said HC Jeet Singh ingh...

25-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

4 SEs Chargesheeted

In a bid to take the war against corruption to its logical conclusion and ensure transparency, the Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has now ordered that charge-sheet against suspended SEs P.K.Goel, Kulwinder Singh, Pawan Sharma...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Kirpal Singh posted at revenue halqa Bhamnada, Tehsil Morinda District Rupnagar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs 38 employees in bribery cases in two months

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 38 officials of different departments red handed while accepting bribes in 30 trap cases during the month of May and June which includes 11 employees of revenue department,...

13-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari And His Agent Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Banga, district SBS Nagar red handed for accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Gurdev...

12-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police Nab Two Terrorists To Bust Another Terror Module

The Punjab Police have busted yet another terror module in the state to solve two cases in which a Dera Sacha Sauda follower and a controversial religious preacher in Rajasthan were killed in 2016.The state police, acting on the directives of Chief Minister...

10-Jul-2017

Vigilance nabs a private person red handed working in SDM office

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a private person working in the SDM office Batala red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Santokh...

03-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs Technical Assistant and ASI in two bribery cases

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) and an ASI red handed while accepting bribes in two different cases.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said...

30-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance suspends four police personnel in bribery case

Aiming to weed out the menace of corruption among government servants, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau has placed its own four officials under suspension which includes an Inspector, two Head Constables and a Constable for accepting bribe of Rs. 1.50 lacs. In this...

21-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Nageswara Rao to be official spokesman of Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau Chief Director-cum-ADGP Mr B.K. Uppal has nominated Director-cum-IGP Mr G. Nageswara Rao as official spokesperson of the Bureau. Stating this Mr Uppal said Mr Rao would brief the press/media in respect of matters pertaining to registration...

15-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs SDO and JE accepting bribe of Rs. 80,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a SDO and Assistant JE of PSPCL red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 80,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Baldev Singh SDO and Rajesh...

13-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Three Punjab gangsters commit suicide

Three wanted criminals from Punjab owing allegiance to notorious gangster Vicky Gonder allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday in Haryana after they were surrounded by police, officials said.The gangsters were identified as Kamaljit Singh alias Bunty Dhillon,...

09-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau registers case against SE Surinderpal Singh

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has registered a case against Surinderpal Singh Chief Engineer GMADA for amassing huge wealth with ill-gotten money by illegally favouring some construction companies during his tenure besides transacting in the accounts of his...

08-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

SBS Nagar Police arrests two dreaded criminals of radical gang

In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police has arrested two members of a radical gang namely for their involvement in unlawful and criminal activities.Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of Punjab Police said that the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Police...

03-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Mother of Punjab terror suspect hangs self

The mother of a young techie committed suicide at her home in Punjab on Saturday, two days after her son shot himself dead over alleged terror links, police said on Saturday.The woman, Kiranjot Kaur, 58, was found hanging from a ceiling fan early on Saturday....

02-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

A.S.I. And Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

Punjab Vigilance Bureau has nabbed an A.S.I. Shivdev Singh and Radhe Sham a clerk red handed for taking bribe.Disclosing this, a spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said an A.S.I.  Shivdev Singh posted at Police Station Nabha Kotwali, district Patiala was...

01-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Suwidha Centre Incharge Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Suwidha Centre incharge Ferozepur Yogesh Kumar Saini red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 3000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Yogesh...

30-May-2017 Chandigarh

STF Punjab Confiscates 5 Kgs Heroine From Border- 2 Smugglers Nabbed

The Special Task Force of Punjab police today recovered 5 KGS heroine in the area of DT Mal from across the fence at the Indo-Pak Border from Gurmej Singh @ Geja ex-Sarpanch of village Rahella Hazi and Partap Singh @ Tittu of village Bhambha Hazzi both from...

26-May-2017 Chandigarh/Ludhiana

Pharmacist Nabbed Red-Handed Accepting Bribe Of Rs.7000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Pharmacist posted at Civil Hospital Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Som Chand Goyal, posted...

25-May-2017 Chandigarh/Jalalabad

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Ladhuwala, Jalalabad red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Basti Ram, Patwari,...

19-May-2017 Gurdaspur (Punjab)

BSF recovers 8 kg heroin in Punjab

In a joint operation with Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized eight kg of heroin in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector on Friday, a BSF officer said.Based on information from Punjab Police, the joint operation was launched near the border fence...

17-May-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Kingpins of paper leak scam arrested by Vigilance Bureau

In a major breakthrough, Punjab Vigilance Bureau has succeeded in apprehending the main culprits behind the various cases of paper leak in the year 2015. These papers were conducted for the recruitment of various posts in local bodies department. The wanted...

16-May-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers heroin worth Rs 25 cr in Punjab

In a joint operation with the special task force of Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered five kg heroin worth Rs 25 crore buried under a berry tree in Punjab's Ferozepur sector."Based on specific information provided by Special...

07-May-2017 Chandigarh

High Level Team of Vigilance Bureau visits Harike Head Works

A high level team of Vigilance Bureau led by Mr. BK Uppal, Chief Director, Bureau today made a special visit of Harike Head Works. Mr. Uppal reviewed the scrutiny of irregularities in the development works of Harike Head Works, Sirhind Feeder Canal, Ferozepur...

26-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.Two kg of the contraband was found concealed in a two-litre bottle of a soft...

19-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Sales Tax Inspector Accepting Bribe

The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign against corruption by nabbing a Inspector of sales tax red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6000.Disclosing this, official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that...

06-Apr-2017 Abohar

BSF recovers 5kg heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Thursday recovered five kg of heroin in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said."Based on specific information about smuggling of narcotics through the International Border, a special ambush was laid. The team observed...

05-Apr-2017 Ferozepur

15 kg heroin seized by BSF in Punjab

At least 15 kg heroin was recovered by Border Security Force troopers on Wednesday following an exchange of fire with Pakistani smugglers in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, a BSF officer said.The heroin is worth an estimated Rs 75 crore in the international...

03-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF recovers heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Monday recovered around five kg of heroin from Punjab's Amritsar sector, an official said."Based on a specific information, a special search operation was carried out by BSF troopers. Four bottles (1.5 litres each) were...

27-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Patwari Red Handed Accepting Bribe Of 4000

Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Patwari red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 4000.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Patwari Sujan Singh posted at revenue area Sarai Amanat Khan, District Tarn Taran was nabbed on the complaint...

20-Mar-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Mohali woman held for killing husband; body found in suitcase

The Punjab Police has arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly killing her husband and then packing his body into a large suitcase to dump it. The suitcase was found from the couple's luxury BMW car.The accused, Seerat Kaur, who is closely related to a...

18-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

CBI arrests senior Punjab official for bribery

The CBI has arrested the Joint Director of Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training (PSBTE&IT) for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said on Saturday.Jagjeet Singh was on Friday caught red-handed during a raid conducted...

18-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Seven kg heroin recovered in Punjab

At least seven kg of heroin, worth Rs 35 crore, was recovered in a joint operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here, a BSF official said on Saturday.The heroin was in seven sealed packets."Based on a specific input,...

13-Feb-2017 Ludhiana

30 bombs, grenades found near Ludhiana

Police on Monday recovered 30 bombs and hand grenades from an open area on the outskirts of Punjab's industrial city Ludhiana.Investigation has been launched into the recovery of the explosives from Alamgir area, about eight kilometers from Ludhiana, a police...

11-Feb-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The BSF has recovered five kg of heroin from the tyre of a bullock cart near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an official said on Saturday.The seizure was made in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Jagdish in Ferozepur sector on Friday...

07-Feb-2017 Gurdaspur

BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab on Tuesday, officials said. The incident took place near Simbal."A Pakistani intruder crossed the border and came inside Indian territory. BSF challenged him to...

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