Wheat scam: Case registered against two PUNSUP employees

Phagwara, May 21 (Agency) The Sadar Police has registered a case under Sections 406, 409 and 13 (2) of the Anti-Corruption Act against two employees of the PUNSUP department for colluding to destroy a large number of sacks of wheat. Giving this information, DSP Paramjit Singh and SHO City Sanjeev Kumar said that in the statement given to the police by District Punsap Manager Daljit Singh, the Punsap department had appointed Jaswinder Singh Inspector-1 in-charge Punsap Kendra Bhulath and Phagwara as Center Incharge / Custodium Bhulath. Phagwara was planted. In addition, Iqbal Singh was posted as Inspector-2 by the department.

In the year 2019-20, there was a shortage of 8006 sacks at Phagwara and a similar shortage of 11250 sacks at Bhulath which was investigated by a high level team from PUNSUP headquarters which wrote in its report that During the checking, 8006 sacks were smashed in Phagwara in the year 2019-20 while a record increase of 1400 sacks has been made between the years 2020-21. Similarly, the inspection at Bhulath also found a shortage of 11,250 sacks. He said that Jaswinder Singh had mixed the sacks of 2019-20 and 20-21 instead of separating them which had caused a lot of damage to the department. The department held Iqbal Singh responsible for not disclosing the wheat scam to his senior officers as Inspector-2, which proves that the two had conspired to destroy the wheat. There is a lot of lime. In this regard the police has registered a case against Jaswinder Singh Inspector-1 in-charge Punsap Kapurthala, Iqbal Singh Inspector-2 Punsap Kendra Kapurthala. Jaswinder Singh has already been sacked by the department.