Senior power official caught while taking bribe



Shimla: State Vigilance and Anti Corruption sleuth today arrested a senior engineer of State Electricity Board, while he was accepting bribe of Rs50,000 during a trap laid on the tip of a crime at Nahan in district Sirmour today, senior official of police said.
SV&ACB, IG Anurag Garg told Himvani that a team led by ASP Vimukat Ranjan caught HPSEB, XEN Pritam Singh red handed, while he was accepting a bribe from a businessman in lieu of supplying power to industry at Nahan. On tip of a crime, Bureau laid this trap to nab the engineer, who was reportedly demanding the amount to lay power supply line to a upcoming industry unit at Kala Amb. IG said that accused has been put behind the bars after lodging a case against him under sections of Anti Corruption and Prevention Act.

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