August 16, 2022

On Friday, Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket granted bail to former Punjab Minister and AAP chief Vijay Singla. He was sacked from the cupboard and arrested on Might 24 after allegations of corruption had been levelled towards him.

Extra particulars on Vijay Singla’s arrest

Singla was arrested by Anti-Corruption Department following corruption allegations towards him.

Singla was sacked from the state Cupboard on Might 24, over graft expenses and was arrested shortly afterwards, with Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann asserting his authorities has zero-tolerance for corruption.

Singla’s Officer on Particular Obligation (OSD) Pardeep Kumar was additionally arrested, and each had been introduced earlier than the courtroom of Ravtesh Inderjit Singh in Mohali underneath heavy safety, which despatched them to three-day police remand.

An FIR towards the 2 was registered on the Mohali Section-8 police station on a criticism by Superintending Engineer Rajinder Singh who alleged that they demanded a Rs 1.16-crore bribe from the allotment of tasks and a one per cent fee in all future contracts.

CM Mann himself introduced Singla’s removing from the Cupboard which was sworn in simply two months in the past after the Aam Aadmi Occasion stormed to energy, driving on the agenda of corruption-free governance, and different ballot guarantees.

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