Vigilance Bureau arrests FCI retired employee for taking bribe of Rs 10,000
Chandigarh October 5, 2022: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its anti-corruption campaign, has nabbed Shankar Shah, a labor handling in charge (retired) of FCI, Nakodar, district Jalandhar for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000.
Giving this information here today, a spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) said the accused labor in charge has been arrested on the complaint of Shama, of village Maheru, Jalandhar.
In this regard, a case has been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act at VB police station Jalandhar. Further investigation in this case is in progress and role of other officials of the FCI, if any, involved in this case would also be probed.
Revealing the details, he informed that the complainant has alleged in his complaint that the above-mentioned retired labor incharge was demanding bribe in lieu of helping her to get back the arrears from FCI after the demise of her father.
In addition to this the complainant has submitted that the accused Shankar Shah had already taken Rs 10,000 from her in this regard.
The spokesperson further added that after verification of the facts and the evidence available in this regard a VB team has arrested the accused in the presence of two official witnesses.