IEP Chandigarh, October 3:
The Main Branch Lower off taking at Tail of Main Branch Upper (Aliwal Head) and off-taking canals/distributaries/minors of main branch lower system will remain closed up till October 21,2022.
An official spokesperson of Water Resources department informed that in view of the status of crops and weather, Main Branch Lower and its off taking Canals/Distributaries/Minors will remain closed from 01.10.2022 to 21.10.2022 (both days inclusive) for construction work of bridge tapping points at RD 151300.
Vigilance nabs Inspector Legal Metrology taking bribe Rs 9,000 for annual inspection of petrol pump
IEP Chandigarh, October 3
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its campaign against corruption on Monday nabbed an Inspector Legal Metrology (Weight and measurements) Kawinder Singh posted at Bathinda red handed accepting a bribe of Rs. 9,000.
Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) said accused Kawinder Singh has been arrested on the complaint of Kanwar Yadwinder Singh of Bathinda, who is owner of Akal Parivar Petrol Pump, Bathinda.
He informed that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Inspector Legal Metrology was demanding Rs. 9,000 as a bribe for making stamping of machines at petrol pump regarding annual weight and measurement inspection. Besides, the accused Inspector has asked the pump employee to fill his vehicle with 15 litres petrol but didn’t paid any amount for the same.
After verifying his information, a VB team laid a trap and the above mentioned accused Inspector was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs. 9,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses. He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB, police station Bathinda and further investigation was under progress.