Vigilance Nabs Inspector Legal Metrology Taking Bribe Rs 4,380 To Issue Fitness Certificate

Nov18,2022 | Gautam Jalandhari | Chandigarh


Aiming to eradicate corruption in the state on the directions of Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its anti corruption campaign on Friday nabbed an Inspector Legal Metrology (Weight and measurements) Varinderpal Sharma posted at food and civil supplies department Barnala red handed accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,380.

Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the VB said accused Varinderpal Sharma has been arrested on the complaint of Pankaj Kumar, a licensed repairer in the legal metrology department.

He informed that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Inspector Legal Metrology was demanding bribe per scale from him to issue fitness certificate. He further informed that the accused Inspector has already taken Rs 4,900 as bribe.

The spokesperson further added that after verifying his information, a VB team laid a trap and the above mentioned accused Inspector was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,380 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB, police station Patiala and further investigation was under progress.


Run by: WebHead
National Punjab International Sports Entertainment Health Business Women Crime Life style Media Politics Religious Technology Education Nri Defence Court Literature Citizen reporter Agriculture Environment Railway Weather Sikh Animal Pollution Accident Election Mc election 2017-18 Local body Art Litrature Financial Tax Happy birthday Marriage anniversary Transfer Lok sabha election-2019 Uttar pradesh Kisan andolan
News in Hindi Ad Image News in Hindi Ad Image

About Us

Jagrati Lahar Editor Image

Jagrati Lahar is an English, Hindi and Punjabi language news paper as well as web portal. Since its launch, Jagrati Lahar has created a niche for itself for true and fast reporting among its readers in India.

Gautam Jalandhari (Editor)

Subscribe Us

Vists Counter

HITS : 39294080

Hindi news rss fee image RSS FEED


Jagrati Lahar
Jalandhar Bypass Chowk, G T Road (West), Ludhiana - 141008.
Mobile: +91 161 5010161 Mobile: +91 81462 00161
Land Line: +91 161 5010161
Email:, @:
Share your info with Us