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Panchayat secretary nabbed by Pb vigilance bureau

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A was today nabbed by the vigilance bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1.10 lakh, an said.

A of the bureau said the accused Amrik Singh, posted at Rajpura in Patiala, was caught red handed on the complaint of Amlok Singh of village Laadbanjara Kalan in district.

The complainant had approached the bureau alleging that along with the block development and panchayat officer, had sought Rs 1.10 lakh from him to refund a cheque of Rs 8.80 lakh given as a security deposit for purposes.

After verifying his complaint, the sleuths laid a trap and caught The money was recovered from him in the presence of two witnesses, the said.

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against and Savinder Singh and further investigation was under progress.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 21:15 IST