Chandigarh: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Monday has arrested one more official of the Punjab Roadways who had been indulged in changing the departure timing of government buses to private buses in lieu of bribes in connivance with other employees. The arrested accused Satnam Singh, station supervisor, Punjab Roadways, depot -1, Jalandhar was on the run in a case registered against him on charges of bribery.

Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) said some employees of Punjab Roadways were accused of collecting daily/monthly bribes by changing the running timings of state passenger buses from the bus stand to favour the private buses. In this regard the VB had already registered a case FIR No 5 dated 30-04-2021, under section 7, 7-A of Prevention of Corruption Act and section 120-B of IPC at Vigilance Bureau Police Station, Amritsar.

He informed that the accused Satnam Singh of village Gunachour, SBS district was involved in this case who has been arrested today from the district court complex Gurdaspur by a VB team from Amritsar range. Further interrogation of the said accused is going on, he added.

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