Punjab Vigilance registers disproportionate assets case against MC clerk

May 24, 2018 10:45 AM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau today registered a case against Ravinder Singh Walia, clerk posted at Municipal Corporation Bathinda for amassing huge wealth than the disclosed sources of his income by misusing his official position.

Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said during the investigation, the VB team have chosen a specific check period from the year 2011 to 2016 during which the accused was holding a responsible posting and found that Clerk Ravinder Singh has got total income of Rs. 1.07 crore. During the check period, accused had spent Rs. 2.47 crore on various moveable and immoveable properties including other expenditures, which was more than 130% approximately of his actual earning, he added. During the investigation it has come to light that he revealed that the accused had purchased a plot at cost or Rs. 99.45 lakh in the name of his father-in-law and constructed a house on the same by spending 74.62 lakh.

The spokesperson said a disproportionate assets case had been registered against the accused under various sections of Prevention of Corruption Act at VB police station Bathinda.

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