SDO, JE arrested red handed accepting bribe Ludhiana. The sleuths of Vigilance department has nabbed Sub Divisional Officer(SDO) and Junior Engineer (JE) of Punjab State Power corporation Limited (PSPCL) for accepting bribe on Thursday.The accused has demanded three lakh bribe to shift the high tension wires near the house of complainant. The accused have taken taken twenty thousand in advance and came to take eighty thousand when Vigilance arrested them. The accused has been identified as Baldev Singh (SDO) and Rajesh Kumar (JE).SSP Vigilance Rupinder singh said that Sumit Gujral of Nand Singh Avenue Khanna has lodged complainant and alleged that SDO and JE has demanded three lakh bribe to shift high tension wires crossing near his house. The accused have taken twenty thousand in advance and came to take eighty thousand at the shop of victim. The rest of two lakh was finalised to be paid after the shifting of wires, said SSP.The Vigilance team laid a trap and arrested both the accused in presence of Eyewitness. A case has been registered against the accused under prevention of corruption act.
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