The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 9
While taking a firm stand on Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal’s policy on zero tolerance towards corruption, the State Vigilance Bureau has registered five new investigations during August, 2021 on the orders of the Government and in addition, the Bureau has completed four investigations. It has been recommended to take departmental action against one gazetted officer and four non-gazetted officers.
While giving this information here today, a spokesperson of the Bureau said that in an inquiry, the Bureau has recommended action against a gazetted officer to the Government at its level. He said that the report of two special checking/technical investigations was also sent to the government by the Bureau during the month of August in which it was recommended to recover Rs. 16,242 from the concerned contractor.
The spokesperson said that during the same period, seven employees and their associates, who were arrested red handed while accepting bribes ranging from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 40,000, were registered cases against them under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Ram Pal, Peon (Contract Basis) O/o Drug Controller Officer on the behalf of Suresh Chaudhary, Drug Controller Officer, Hisar was caught taking a bribe of Rs. 40,000, Manoj Kumar, EHC/C-1 of Police Post, Sector-4 Karnal was caught taking a bribe of Rs. 20,000, Salma Rani, Halka Patwari of Karnal, Satbir Singh, Badota, Karnal, Rammehar, Kanungo, Halqa Badagaon, Karnal were caught taking a bribe of Rs. 5,000, Hansraj, watchman of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Panipat was caught taking a bribe of Rs. 19,000, Narendra Sharma, supervisor working on contract basis in Oxygen Plant, Civil Hospital, Ambala was caught taking a bribe of Rs. 10,000, Lajwanti, Estate Manager, Housing Board , Sector-23, Faridabad and Rahul Ahlawat, Junior Engineer, Development and Panchayat Department, Sonepat, were caught taking a bribe of Rs. 20,000 each.