Chief Sanitary Inspector Yamunagar caught red handed while taking bribe

Haryana

North Gazette News/ Chandigarh

Chief Sanitary Inspector Anil Nain, Municipal Corporation, Yamunanagar was caught red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. two lakh from Mr. Jindal Kumar, sanitary contractor by Haryana State Vigilance Bureau. While giving the detail here today, a spokesman of the Bureau said that Mr. Jindal Kumar, sanitary contractor, Yamunanagar had made a complaint at the State Vigilance Bureau (SVB), Headquarters, Panchkula.

In his complaint, Mr. Jinda informed that online tenders had been invited by the Municipal Corporation, Yamunanagar for the sanitary work of zone 1 and 2, Yamunanagar and he had also applied for the same. Anil Nain, Chief Sanitary Inspector contacted him and demanded illegal gratification of Rs. three lakh. The Sanitary Inspector also threatened him that if he does not fulfill the demand his tender would be cancelled. Mr. Jindal had already paid Rs one lakh to Anil Nain but he does not want to pay the balance amount of Rs. two lakh.

After receiving the information, a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered in Police Station, State Vigilance Bureau, Panchkula and a team headed by Mr. Omparkash, DSP, SVB, Headquarter, Panchkula was constituted. Naib Tehsildar, Jagadhari, Mr. Omparkash was appointed as Duty Magistrate.

The team of SVB apprehended the Chief Sanitary Inspector, Anil along with one Deepak Kumar from Sasoli road, Yamunanagar, in the presence of Duty Magistrate and shadow witness Mr. Ravinder Kumar, Revenue Accountant. The accused have been produced before the Court. The investigation of the case is in progress, he added.