Haryana Vigilance Bureau recommends criminal case against 11 government officials

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Chandigarh: Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has recommended criminal cases against 4 gazetted officers, 7 non gazetted officers, and 7 private persons in four enquiries conducted during the month of February 2022, informed a press release of the state government on March 12, 2022.

Besides, the Bureau has also recommended departmental action against 2 gazetted officers in 2 enquiries, the release added.

An official spokesperson of Vigilance Bureau informed that it has also arrested 10 government officials, including a gazetted officer while accepting bribes ranging from Rs 1000 to Rs 1.40 lakh during the same period.

On the basis of the complaint, the Bureau had also booked two other government officials under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Briefing about the arrests made in February, he informed that Superintending Engineer, Ravi Sharma and Accountant Ravi Shankar both posted in Municipal Corporation Faridabad were caught red-handed receiving bribe of Rs 1.40 lakh, while Rajbir Singh, Inspector posted in Weight and Measurement Section of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Faridabad was nabbed receiving Rs 60000 bribe.

Similarly, Ujender Singh, Branch Manager of District Central Cooperative bank, Palwal was arrested taking Rs 25000 bribe.

Maan Singh, Lineman DHBVN posted in Faridabad district was apprehended taking bribe of Rs 26000 and Bhagwan, Najar in Haryana Roadways Jind was arrested taking a bribe of Rs 10000.

Inspector Jaiveer posted as SHO Police Station Cheeka in Kaithal and Hariom ALM DHBVN Palwal were arrested while taking Rs 5000 each.

Sub Inspector Jai Chand posted in Central Faridabad was nabbed accepting Rs 10000 whereas Anshu Prashar, Surveyor for Municipal Corporation, Gurugram was arrested for taking Rs 2000 bribe.

In February, the bureau had also sent a report of three special checking/technical investigations to the government, recommending departmental action against three gazetted officers, two non-gazetted officers and to recover over Rs 16.84 lakh from the concerned agency. (Press Release)


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