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Lineman held for taking bribe

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Chandigarh, February 10, 2022: Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has arrested a lineman of Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) posted at Sub-Divisional village Chhiansha, Faridabad after he had accepted a bribe of Rs 26,000 from a person in lieu of making correction in the electricity bill.

While sharing the details, a spokesperson of the Bureau informed that the arrested accused has been identified as Mansingh.

Complainant Jagvinder is a resident of Fathepur Billoch village in Faridabad district. The accused demanded a bribe of Rs 26000 from him.

Jagvinder approached the vigilance bureau and lodged a complaint against the accused employee following which a team of the agency conducted a raid in the presence of the duty magistrate and nabbed the accused official red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 26,000.

A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act had been registered against the accused in Bureau’s police station, Faridabad. A further investigation is underway.

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