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Vigilance Nabs Panchayat Secretary Red Handed For Accepting Bribe

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Chandigarh , 30 Jul 2019

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Panchayat Secretary posted at BDPO office, Patiala red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.4,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of  Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Harpreet Singh Panchayat Secretary was caught red handed on the complaint of Labh Singh of village Siona district Patiala.Giving details he said  the complainant approached the VB and alleged that Panchayat Secretary Hapreet Singh was demanding Rs. 10,000 from him to give more time for depositing contract money  pertaining to panchayati land. He informed that the accused had already accepted Rs.5,000 as a first installment from him.After verifying his complaint the VB team laid a trap and  the accused Panchayat Secretary was arrested on the spot and Rs. 4,000 of second installment was recovered from him 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 Patiala and further investigation was under progress.

 

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