Pb: 10 caught red-handed in graft cases during Nov

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Dec 14, 2014 21:26 IST

The Punjab vigilance bureau, in its anti-corruption campaign during November has caught 10 officers red handed while receiving the bribe whereas vigilance inquiry in 5 different cases has also been completed and subsequently the challans have been filed.

Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson of the vigilance bureau said all these officers were booked under Prevention of Corruption Act-1988. He said one officer was booked in criminal case and another in disproportionate assets.

Vigilance Bureau has also initiated fresh vigilance inquiries in 7 different cases the official added.

The spokesman further said during the hearing of another cases filed by vigilance bureau, the courts have pronounced sentenced to 3 persons in bribery cases.

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