Chandigarh: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau, has considerably intensified its anti corruption campaign in the month of October. The Bureau has been successful in nabbing 5 officers red handed while receiving the bribe whereas vigilance inquiry in 7 different cases has also been completed and subsequently the challans have been filed.
Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that during the month of October, 2014, five officers/officials were caught red handed accepting bribe and cases under Prevention of Corruption Act-1988 and cases were registered against all these officers, whereas 3 other criminal cases were registered. He said that one case of disproportionate assets was also registered against a government officer. He said that the Vigilance Bureau has also initiated fresh vigilance inquiries in 7 different cases
The spokesman further said that during the hearing of another cases filed by Vigilance Bureau, the Hon’ble courts have pronounced sentence to 6 persons in bribery cases.