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Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs RTA Bathinda employee for taking bribe Rs. 7500

August 08, 2022 08:08 PM

CHANDIGARH: Keeping in view the zero tolerance policy against corruption adopted by the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led state government, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its ongoing campaign on Monday nabbed Bhalwan Singh, working as data entry operator at RTA office Bathinda, red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 7500.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) said the accused Bhalwan Singh has been arrested on the complaint of Raghbir Singh from Mansa, owner of private mini buses.
Giving details he informed that the complainant has lodged a complaint in the VB and alleged that the above mentioned data entry operator was demanding bribe for issuing a copy of bus permit for his passenger bus.
The spokesperson added that after verification of the facts made in the complaint, a VB team caught accused Bhalwan Singh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 7500 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
In this regard a case FIR No. 6 dated 08.08.2022 u/s 7, Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered at VB police station Bathinda and further investigation is under progress.

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