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Pb Vigilance Bureau launches number for corruption complaints

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Vigilance Bureau today launched a toll-free number to receive complaints of corruption by public servants.

This toll-free number (1800-1800-1000) will be open for 12 hours from 8 AM to 8 PM and will be operated by the bureau's headquarters, Chief Director of the Vigilance Bureau, B K Uppal, said.

Corruption by public servants will not be tolerated and complaints can be lodged at this toll free number, he said.

Anyone can call on this number to complain against a public servant demanding illegal gratification in or kind for performing any legitimate official work, Uppal said.

The bureau can also be informed about public servants misusing official position, misappropriating funds or causing loss to the state exchequer on this number, he said.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 20:58 IST