Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: The Vigilance Bureau today nabbed the Principal of Pioneer Technical Teachers Training Institute Mahilpur accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the peon of the Institute. A case has been registered against him.
As per information received, SSP (Vigilance) Rupinder Singh informed that Piara Ram s/o Banta Ram r/o Jandoli, who is working as a peon at Pioneer Technical Teachers Training Institute Mahilpur filed a complaint with the Vigilance Bureau regarding the demand of Rs. 7,000 as bribe by the Principal for clearing his file to withdraw funds from his Grand Provident Fund (GPF).
Notably, peon Piara Ram needed Rs. 2,00,000 from his GPF for the marriage of his daughter but the Principal Pargat Singh was demanding Rs. 7,000 for clearing his file.
Today, a team of Vigilance laid a trap at the institute and nabbed the Principal Pargat Singh taking bribe of Rs. 5,000 from Piara Ram in the presence of Government witnesses SMO PHC Adampur Dr. Bhupinder Singh and Tehsil Welfare Officer Ranbir Singh.
An FIR has been lodged at Vigilance Bureau Range Jalandhar Police Station.