Vigilance Bureau registers case against ex-serviceman for taking Rs 4,25000 for fake recruitment

VB registers case against ex-serviceman for fake recruitment
VB registers case against ex-serviceman for fake recruitment

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, has registered a case against an ex-serviceman, Jasbir Singh, residing at village new Satiyawala in Ferozepur district for duping two girls to get them jobs in Punjab police by posing as inspector in vigilance bureau and took Rs 4,25,000.

Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of the state VB said this case has been registered against the aforementioned private person based on an online complaint lodged by Jarnail Singh of village Gundar Panjgarain, tehsil Guru Harsahai in Ferozepur on the Chief Minister’s Anti-Corruption Action Line portal.

He further added that the complainant has informed in his complaint that he is a farmer having five daughters and a son.

His two daughters had applied for jobs in Punjab police in the year 2021 and above mentioned accused impersonating himself as Inspector of VB had taken Rs 4,25000 in instalments to get both of them recruited in police.

The complainant further alleged that the accused had failed to get the jobs for his daughters and didn’t returned the bribe money to him.

The spokesperson informed that the complainant has recorded the conversation with the said conman while he was impersonating as inspector and demanding Rs 25,000 from the complainant as a part of bribe which was handed over to the VB.

The spokesperson informed that during the investigation of this complaint, it was proved that the said ex-serviceman had taken the bribe of Rs 25000 from complainant for the aforementioned motive. Subsequently, a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at the VB police station, Ferozepur range.

The accused head has been arrested and would be produced in the competent court tomorrow.


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