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Vigilance registers disproportionate assets case against clerk of MC Amritsar

Chandigarh March 9:

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau today registered a case against Harjinder Singh, clerk posted at Property Tax Department in Municipal Corporation Amritsar 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 2002 to 2007 during which the accused was holding a responsible posting and found that Clerk Harjinder Singh has got total income of Rs. 7.02 lac. During the check period, he had spent Rs. 13.45 lac on various moveable and immoveable properties including other expenditures, he added.

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