IEP Chandigarh, September 21
Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has arrested a Junior Engineer of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and an Accountant of Haryana Police Housing Corporation, red-handed while accepting bribes worth Rs 1500 and Rs 500 respectively. Both officials have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Sharing the information here today, the spokesperson of the Bureau said that in the first case the UHBVN Junior Engineer Dinesh posted in Pundari, district Kaithal was arrested red-handed with Rs 1500 bribe. The accused was demanding illegal gratification in lieu of installing the transform on the complainant’s agricultural land.
In another case, Accountant Krishan Kumar of Haryana Police Housing Corporation has been caught red-handed taking Rs 500 bribe from complainant, a resident of Ambala City. The accused was demanding illegal gratification in lieu of passing bills of the complainant’s firm.
Cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act had been registered against them in Bureau’s Ambala police station and further investigation is underway.