Vigilance registers case in opposition to 4 officers of Ludhiana Enchancment Belief
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau, throughout its marketing campaign in opposition to corruption, on Friday registered one other corruption case pertaining to allotment of residential plots within the Ludhiana Enchancment Belief (LIT) beneath domestically displaced individuals’ (LDP) scheme in opposition to Boota Ram now Government Engineer, Jagdev Singh Government Engineer (XEN), Inderjeet Singh Junior Engineer, LIT, Mandeep Singh Junior Engineer of Municipal Company Ludhiana and Kamaldeep Singh, a personal particular person, resident of Mannequin City Extension, Ludhiana. On this case Jagdev Singh XEN, Inderjeet Singh and Mandeep Singh (Each JEs) and Kamaldeep Singh have been arrested.
Disclosing this right here immediately, the spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) mentioned throughout investigation of case registered beneath FIR 8, dated 14.07.2022 beneath part 7, 7A the Prevention of Corruption Act and 120-B of IPC at VB Police Station, Financial Offences Wing, Ludhiana, it has been discovered that officers of the LIT with corrupt practices and in connivance with others had allotted residential plots to unauthorised individuals beneath the LDP scheme. Although among the allottees had already died however their plots had been reallotted by the LIT officers to unauthorised individuals violating prescribed guidelines and took big bribe cash from the beneficiaries.
Giving particulars he additional knowledgeable that in this probe it has come on report that plot No 1544-D, in Mannequin City Extension, Ludhiana was allotted to a personal particular person Kamaldeep Singh violating the principles. On this case Inderjeet Singh JE, Boota Ram Belief Engineer and Jasdeep Singh XEN, Mandeep Singh JE MC Ludhiana had ready false/fabricated experiences to the LIT relating to non availability of water and sewerage services within the above mentioned locality.
With an purpose to favour the allottee, the above talked about officers/officers had waved off a non-construction wonderful amounting to Rs 27 lakh with out getting approval from competent authority whereas it was required to be charged from the allottee thereby inflicting big monetary loss to the state exchequer.
The spokesperson additional added that earlier to this an identical case beneath FIR No 09 beneath part 7, 7A, 8, 12, 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and beneath part 409, 420, 467, 471, 120-B of IPC had already been registered at VB Police Station, Financial Offences Wing, Ludhiana for allotment of plots beneath LDP scheme by getting big bribes from the beneficiaries.
On this case investigation was being carried out in opposition to the officers of LIT which included Raman Balasubramanium, former chairman LIT, Kuljit Kaur EO, Ankit Narang SDO, Parveen Kumar gross sales clerk, Gagandeep clerk and Sandeep Sharma PA to former chairman. Among the many above talked about accused Sandeep Sharma PA, Parveen Kumar Clerk and Kuljit Kaur EO have already been arrested and lodged in judicial custody. Others had been avoiding arrest as additional investigation was beneath progress, he added.