- Case has been registered in opposition to three contractors moreover authorities workers
- The contractors booked inside the case all belong to the Udhanwal village in Balachaur
- The spokesperson said tenders have been awarded to the accused at greater prices
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has unearthed a rip-off in labour cartage, transportation tenders and works in grain markets by contractors in connivance with officers in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, a press launch said on Friday.
A case has been registered in opposition to three contractors moreover authorities workers on Friday on the Bureau police station in Jalandhar for allegedly committing fraud and embezzlement inflicting an limitless loss to the exchequer. The function of fully different retailers and authorities officers of the district will be probed, the assertion said.
The contractors booked inside the case have been recognized as Telu Ram, Yashpal and Ajaypal, all of Udhanwal village in Balachaur. through the probe, it obtained here to gentle that Telu Ram, Yashpal and Ajaypal purchased many properties by committing such scams, said the assertion quoting a spokesperson of the Bureau. The spokesperson said Telu Ram is already in jail as a outcome of of his arrest in an analogous case.
The Bureau is conducting raids to arrest the remaining two accused, Yashpal and Ajaypal. The spokesperson said tenders have been awarded to the accused at greater prices whereas rejecting bids of these who quoted “primary tender prices” for Nawanshahr and Rahon clusters.
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