Jalalabad Municipal Council chief eliminated
Fazilka, February 20
The Municipal Council (MC) Jalalabad president, Vikas Deep Chaudhary, owing allegiance to the Congress, has been faraway from the submit over the allegations of embezzlement levelled by the native AAP MLA, Jagdeep Goldy Kamboj.
Kamboj had shot a letter to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on June 2, 2022, highlighting the irregularities in the course of the Chaudhary’s tenure and sought an inquiry into the matter.
It was alleged within the letter that Chaudhary had bought a non-public road constructed main from the Parmod to Arniwala highway from the MC funds for “private good points”. Apart from, the president bought council automobiles refuelled from his personal petrol pump. The Division of Native Authorities handed over the inquiry to the Chief Vigilance Officer, who submitted in his report, that the MC funds have been misutilised by Chaudhary whereas abusing his powers for private good points and advisable his elimination from the president’s submit.
In the course of the inquiry, Vikas Deep Chaudhary had denied the allegations, however the Vigilance Division refused to simply accept his rationalization.