State Vigilance Bureau today arrested Junior Engineer (JE) of PSPCL for taking bribe of Rs. 10,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said JE Mohinderpal Singh posted at PSPCL sub-division Moonak, Sangrur district was arrested on the complaint of Gurmeet Singh of Village Kaalia, Tehsil Lehra in Sangrur.
The complaint has approached the VB and alleged that the above said JE was demanding Rs. 15,000 for the installation of three phase power meter in his shop and the deal was struck at Rs. 10,000.
After verifying his information, a Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused JE was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under sections 7,13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.>