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VB NABS PSPCL LINEMAN FOR DEMANDING BRIBE OF RS 5000

Updated on Sunday, August 13, 2023 18:05 PM IST

Chandigarh, August 13:

Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Sunday nabbed PSPCL's Lineman, Dilbagh Singh, posted at sub division Amarkot in Tarn Taran district for demanding a bribe of Rs 5000.

An official spokesperson of the VB said that Karamjit Singh resident of village Valtoha of tehsil Patti (Tarn Taran) lodged a complaint on Anti Corruption Portal on 14-07-2023 that Gurnam Singh resident of the same village had approached the accused Lineman to exchange the single phase transformer and the Lineman Dilbagh Singh demanded a bribe of Rs 5000 from him for the same. The complainant also produced a audio recording of the accused official.

After investigation of the complaint, a team of VB today arrested the Lineman Dilbagh Singh after registering an FIR no 27 dated 13-08-2023 against him at Police Station VB, Amritsar Range, he added.

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