Chandigarh, May 26, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
The Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has apprehended two officials involved in corrupt practices within the Excise and Taxation Department, Faridabad. The accused have been identified as Vinay, a data entry operator, and Vikram, an Inspector.
Sharing the information here today, a spokesperson informed that the ACB’s swift action was prompted by a complaint filed by Mr. Parvinder Singh, a resident of sector 55, Faridabad. The complainant alleged that both Vikram, an Inspector and Vinay, a Data Entry Operator had demanded a bribe of Rs. 15,000 in exchange for not canceling the Goods and Services Tax (GST) number of his firm.
Upon receiving the complaint, the ACB team after verifying the allegation promptly conducted a raid, catching Data Entry Operator, Vinay red-handed accepting the bribe of Rs. 15,000. Subsequently accused Inspector Vikram was also arrested.
Both accused have been arrested under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. A case has been registered against them at the ACB Police Station in Faridabad. The investigation is currently ongoing to gather further informaton for their involvement in corrupt activities.
The Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau remains committed to eradicating corruption from the government machinery and taking strict action against those involved. The bureau encourages citizens to report any instances of corruption promptly to ensure a transparent and accountable system.
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