Amritsar News: Improvement Trust’s clerk and his servant arrested for taking bribe of 25 thousand rupees, Vigilance Bureau took action
The Vigilance Bureau has arrested a clerk of the SAIL branch of the Improvement Trust and one of his servants for accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 for giving a copy of a house file. The team led by Bureau’s DSP Yogeshwar Singh Gauraya first arrested the clerk of the trust with a bribe of Rs 25,000. Soon after, the bureau also arrested the accused clerk.
The bureau has taken this action after the complaint of Kanwaljit Singh, a resident of B Block, Ranjit Avenue. After producing the accused in the court, after obtaining two-day police remand, they have started interrogation. This information was given by Vigilance Bureau SSP Varinder Singh Sandhu.
The SSP said that on July 9, 2019, Kanwaljeet, who was doing dry fruit business in Majith Mandi of complainant Kanwaljit Singh, bought a kothi in Ranjit Avenue C block for Rs 90 lakh.
Before buying the kothi, the complainant got its documents checked by the Improvement Trust, which were found to be fine. Two months ago, three youths came to Kanwaljeet’s house and claimed to have a loan of Rs 60 lakh on the kothi purchased by him posing as an employee of Kotak Mahindra Bank.
Bureau’s SSP Sandhu told that Kanwaljeet himself went to the Improvement Trust’s office to get information about receiving a letter from a bank related to his kothi, asking the youths to come later, when it came to know that Dinesh Khanna, the clerk of the cell branch of the trust, accompanied him. was making a deal. They reached the clerk Dinesh Khanna on the first floor of the Improvement Trust and asked to inform about it.
The clerk, talking about receiving a letter regarding the Kothi, demanded Rs 50,000 for showing the office documents, but the deal was settled for Rs 25,000. The accused clerk told the complainant to send a copy of the file in the hand of his servant to his house and also to give 25 thousand rupees to him (karinde). Bureau team arrested Navdeep Singh of Ram Nagar Verka with a bribe of Rs 25,000 and later clerk Dinesh Khanna.