Forest guard caught taking bribe

Forest guard caught taking bribe

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, February 10

The Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Friday nabbed a forest guard, Munish Kumar, who’s posted at Malerkotla and stays on the Sunam street, Sangrur, whereas allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 15,000.

A spokesperson for the VB stated the forest official was arrested on a grievance of Nirbhey Singh, a resident of Burj village in Malerkotla.

He stated the complainant had approached the VB alleging that the official was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 for not reporting the harm precipitated to a forest park adjoining his plot.

After verifying his grievance, a VB workforce from the financial offences wing, Ludhiana Vary, laid a lure and the forest guard was arrested whereas taking a bribe of Rs 15,000 from the complainant.

The cash was recovered from him within the presence of two official witnesses, he stated.

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