4 Punjab Roadways workers suspended for ‘irregularities, corrupt practices’
Chandigarh, October 26
4 workers of the Punjab Roadways, together with a basic supervisor, have been suspended on costs of irregularities and corrupt practices.
Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar stated on Wednesday he had acquired complaints pertaining to irregularities on the Sri Muktsar Sahib depot of the Punjab Roadways, following which a group was shaped to conduct a preliminary investigation.
In a press release issued right here, Bhullar stated on the premise of the report submitted by the probe group, the final supervisor of the depot, Ranjit Singh Bagga, sub-inspector Balwinder Singh, senior assistant Pargat Singh and conductor Gursharan Singh had been suspended on the costs of inflicting monetary loss to the state exchequer and indulging in corrupt actions.
The minister stated these officers used to gather cash from non-public buses however didn’t give a receipt of the identical.
As an alternative of depositing the quantity to the state exchequer, they pocketed the identical, he stated.
They’ve been suspended below Rule 4(2)(a) of the Punjab Civil Providers (Punishment and Attraction) Guidelines, 1970, minister added.
The headquarters of the suspended officers would be the workplace of the director, State Transport, Punjab at Chandigarh through the interval of suspension.