Har: Govt official in vigilance net

Last Updated: Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 13:12

Jind: A state government official was caught
red-handed by a team of vigilance officials allegedly accepting bribe from a customer in return for providing him
relief in penalty amount.

Randhir Singh, a Commercial Assistant with the Uttar
Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, was nabbed yesterday by the team
while accepting a sum of Rs one lakh from a customer Ramanand
for providing relief in the penalty by making changes in the
official record.

Ramanand was found consuming more electricity than the
alloted load in a departmental audit and was facing a penalty
of around Rs six lakh.

A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been
registered against Randhir.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 13:12
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