Spends Rs one crore in 5 yrs with income of Rs. 52 lakh
Chandigarh, August 22, 2020: State Vigilance Bureau today arrested a revenue Patwari Harish Kumar posted at Sujanpur (Now Raipur), Pathankot district for making disproportionate assets by misusing his official position.
Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) said a corruption case has been registered against the accused Patwari. He revealed that during the investigation, it was found that Harish Kumar has accumulated money more than the known sources of his actual income through illegal ways and his spending was more than his earning.
He stated that during the check period from 1/4/2012 to 31/3/2017, it was found that he received amount of Rs. 52,02,134/- but spent to the tune of Rs. 1,09,94,467/- which manifest that he had spent more money than actual receipts equal to the amount of Rs. 57,92,333/-. Thus, it clearly depicts that he earned this money through corrupt ways and spent more than his collected income/receipts.
The spokesperson further informed that a case under different sections of prevention of corruption act has been registered against him at VB Police Station, Amritsar and further investigation is under progress.