The Bureau has conducted an enquiry about the electric works executed by BDA in Mour Mandi, Mansa and Budhlada towns and grave irregularities were found, Suresh Arora, DGP-cum-Chief Director of the Vigilance Bureau, said here.
In this regard the Vigilance has registered a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act and various sections of the IPC against chief engineer Tarlochan Singh, superintending engineer Paramjit Singh, three SDOs- Chanchal Ram, Harminder Singh and Umesh Kaushal, two junior engineers- Gurdeep Singh and Swarndeep Arora, section officer Amit Garg, three contractors- Bhushan Kumar Thakural, Pawan Kumar Sighal and Kulbir Sahni.
Arora said that it was detected that the accused government officials in connivance with contractors had caused a loss to the tune of over Rs eight crore to the state exchequer.
He said that the further investigations were under progress in this regard.
Chandigarh: Punjab Vigilance Bureau officials on Wednesday registered a case against eleven officials, including chief engineer of Bhatinda Development Authority for allegedly committing irregularities during checking of electric works executed in district Mansa.
First Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 18:33