Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs CDPO & Peon accepting bribe of Rs.25,000

Chandigarh, February 17 (Yes Punjab News)

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed Child Development Project officer (CDPO) and his peon posted at block Jhuneer, Mansa district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 25,000.

Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said CDPO Kiran Rani and Peon Balwinder Singh were arrested on the complaint of Mohinder Kaur working as a Anganwari helper at Jhuneer.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused CDPO was demanding Rs 30,000 to helping her in joining as Anganwari worker after promotion and the deal was struck at Rs. 25,000.


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After verifying his information, the VB team laid a trap and the accused CDPO and peon were arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs.25,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

The spokesperson informed that two dif cases under Prevention of Corruption Act have been registered against all the above accused at VB police station Bathinda and Jalandhar. Further investigations in both the cases were under progress.

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