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The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has arrested two retired inspectors of Punjab Roadways on Saturday on charges of changing the departure time of government buses to private buses in return for bribes during the ongoing anti-corruption campaign.

Both the accused were absconding in a case registered under the charges of bribery.

Giving information in this regard, the spokesperson of Punjab Vigilance Bureau said that two retired inspectors of Punjab Roadways have been accused of collecting bribes daily/monthly by changing the running time of government buses from the bus stand in favor of private buses.

In this regard, Vigilance Bureau registered a case under Section 7, 7-A of Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 120-B of IPC on FIR No. 5 dated 30-04-2021 at Vigilance Bureau Police Station Amritsar.

He said that retired inspector of Punjab Roadways Depot Amritsar-2, Raj Kumar Raju, resident of village Fulra, district Pathankot and Tarsem Singh, retired inspector of Punjab Roadways Depot, Jalandhar-1, resident of village Chakkhelan, are involved in this case.

Both the said accused have been arrested by the Vigilance Bureau and further interrogation of the said accused is in progress.