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Vigilance nabbed two GOs and ten NGOs in Punjab

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, in a drive against corruption in public life, arrested two Gazzetted Officers (GOs) and ten Non-Gazzetted Officers (NGOs) in eleven different cases in the last month and was able to secure the conviction of twenty accused in seventeen vigilance cases.

india Updated: Apr 06, 2009 16:50 IST

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, in a drive against corruption in public life, arrested two Gazzetted Officers (GOs) and ten Non-Gazzetted Officers (NGOs) in eleven different cases in the last month and was able to secure the conviction of twenty accused in seventeen vigilance cases.

Disclosing this in Chandigarh on Monday, Harcharan Singh Bhullar, SSP-cum-Joint Director (Administration) Vigilance Bureau Punjab, said that during the last month of March, the Vigilance had nabbed twelve "corrupt" public servants which included three revenue officials and a district manager of BANKFINCO allegedly red handed accepting bribes in different cases.

During this period, the bureau had registered three criminal cases and one vigilance enquiry against the suspect officials to probe into the allegations.

Giving details, he said that the special courts have sentenced three GOs, sixteen NGOs and one private person in seventeen different vigilance cases after finding them guilty for one year to six years imprisonment.