Labour cartage & transport rip-off surfaces in Ferozepur
Chandigarh, October 27
The Vigilance Bureau (VB) has unearthed one other rip-off in regard to a fraud in labour cartage and transport tenders within the Ferozepur grain markets. It’s alleged that contractors, in connivance with officers of the Meals and Civil Provides Division, have defrauded and embezzled cash.
A case has been registered in opposition to three contractors/tenderers — Davinder Singh of Faridkot, and Daviderpal and Gurushakti, residents of Talwandi Bhai — underneath Sections 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 and 120-B of the IPC, and Part 13(1) and (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act on the VB police station in Ferozepur.
What’s tender allotment rip-off
Through the submitting of tenders for labour cartage and transport for wheat/inventory articles for the 2022-23 interval, the accused contractors hooked up particulars of invalid automobiles corresponding to bikes, jeeps and tractor-trailers
Davinder has been arrested.
On the time of submitting tenders for labour cartage and transport within the grain markets of Ferozepur and Mamdot for wheat/inventory articles for the 2022-2023 interval, the accused contractors had hooked up the lists of the registration numbers of automobiles for transportation of products.
These tenders listed a number of registration numbers of invalid automobiles corresponding to bikes, jeeps and tractor-trailers.
Because the car numbers have been invalid, the main points of the amount of meals grains has turn out to be prima facie a case of faux reporting and embezzlement as proven within the gate passes to the grain markets. The officers of the division involved made cost to the contractors with out verifying these gate passes.