Vigilance nabs Market Committee employee red handed for accepting bribe

Chandigarh, 4 February: State Vigilance Bureau nabbed an Auction Recorder cum Supervisor of Market Committee Ludhiana red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.15,000/-.

                Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said accused Auction Recorder Hari Ram was nabbed on the complaint of Sajan Wadhwa of Civil Lines, Ludhiana.

                Giving details he said the complainant approached the VB and alleged that the above said accused was demanding Rs. 17,000 for favouring him to report lesser weigh of vegetable laden vehicles but the deal was struck at Rs. 15,000/-.

                After verifying his complaint a VB team from Ludhiana laid a trap and the accused Auction Recorder was caught red handed and tainted money 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 Ludhiana and further investigation was under progress.

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