Chandigarh, January 8: State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Building Inspector of Municipal Corporation (MC) Ludhiana red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 15,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said MC Inspector Kirandeep Singh posted at MC zone-II, Ludhiana was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 15,000 from complainant Rakesh Kumar resident of Kirpal Nagar, Ludhiana city.
The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above accused has been demanding Rs. 15000 to exempt him from issuing challan and continue construction of his house.
After verifying his information, the Vigilance team from economic offences wing laid a trap and the accused inspector was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station, Ludhiana of and further investigation was under progress.