Vigilance nabs 14 employees in bribery cases in July
Chandigarh: State Vigilance Bureau, during its on-going campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 14 officials and two private persons red handed accepting bribes in 14 trap cases during the month of July which includes five employees of revenue department, six police personnel and three belonging to other departments.Disclosing this on Monday an official spokesperson of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau said the Bureau had submitted 13 challans of vigilance cases in various special courts in the last month. Apart from this, 14 vigilance enquires have also been registered to thoroughly probe the corruption cases against public servants. Giving more details, he informed that special courts have decided two bribery cases filed and contested by the Bureau during last month. Ravinderpal Singh, former Production Manager, Markfed, Kapurthala, was convicted and sentenced with two years imprisonment with fine of Rs 5,000 by the special court Kapurthala. Similarly Parkash Singh Sandhu, Executive Officer Improvement Trust Kapurthala had been imprisoned with five years jail with Rs 50,000 fine by special court Kapurthala.
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