At the parking too, people were charged Rs 10 instead of Rs 5 mentioned on parking fee receipt.
Chandigarh: Over the issue of overcharging of essentials, medicines and parking receipts purchased by poorest of poor at PGIMER, Chandigarh, a local advocate on Wednesday has joined CBI investigation.
In the month of June, Advocate Utsav Singh Bains who is also the General Secretary, Chandigarh Human Rights Organisation had filed a complaint against PGIMER, Chandigarh Officials for Corruption.
In his complaint, Bains had written that he along with his team of Anti-Corruption activists have done an investigation into the overcharging of essentials purchased by common man at PGI.
“We had received secret information that eateries at PGI are overcharging and a cut from it goes to the PGI officials. Consequently, we investigated the allegations and found out that essentials were being overcharged at PGI Red Cross canteen and by the Parking operators too, reads the complaint.
In his complaint he also highlighted that at PGI canteen he purchased a bottle of soft drink, priced at 32, It was sold at 35. When the shopkeeper asked said the cut goes to PGI. We have recorded this on a hidden camera. A copy of which will is submitted.
The complaint further reads, “Later, at the parking too, we were charged Rs 10. The parking fee on receipt is Rs 5. The preliminary enquiry has established that the act amounts to a contravention of the Prevention of Corruption Act. “We want CBI to investigate the matter and the accused PGI officials to whom the Cut goes are brought to Justice, says Utsav Singh Bains.
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