IEP Chandigarh, September 27
Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has caught an Assistant Sub Inspector of Haryana Police and a Surveyor of Haryana Khadi and Village Industries Board red-handed while accepting bribes worth Rs 6,000 and Rs 14,000 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, Police ASI Jai Bhagwan posted in City Police Station Pehowa (Kurukshetra) had been arrested red-handed accepting Rs 6,000 bribe. The accused was demanding illegal gratification to close a complaint registered against the complainant, a resident of Cheeka. Accused had already taken Rs 9,000 from the complainant.
In another case, Surveyor Subhash Saini of Haryana Khadi and Village Industries Board, Bhiwani has been caught red-handed taking Rs 14,000 bribe from complainant, a resident of village Simli Bass, Tosham, Bhiwani. The accused was demanding illegal gratification in lieu of releasing subsidy under a government scheme.
Cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act have been registered against them and further investigation is underway.