Forest guard caught taking bribe
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.