Kanungo arrested for for taking bribe

North Gazette News/Chandigarh

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed Kanungo red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 2,500. Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Kanugo Chamkaur Singh posted at Ghal Kalan, Moga district and his accomplice, a private  person employed as driver,  Gurcharan Singh were nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 2500 from complainant Parmjeet Singh of village Duneke in Moga district.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said accused has been demanding Rs. 10,000 for measurement of his residential plot and the deal was struck at Rs. 5,000. He further said that he had already paid Rs. 2500 as a first installment. After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Kanungo and private person were  arrested on the spot accepting bribe of Rs. 2500 as second installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against both the accused at VB police station Ferozepur and further investigation was under progress.