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Former minister Sunder Sham Arora arrested for bribing Punjab Vigilance AIG

V Kumar, Chief Director, Vigilance Bureau Punjab said in a media briefing- Our team caught Sunder Sham Arora red handed while offering bribe and arrested him under Section 8 (Prevention of Corruption Act); A bribe amount of Rs 50 lakh has also been recovered.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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CHANDIGARH: The Vigilance Bureau has arrested former Punjab minister Sunder Sham Arora for allegedly giving a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to Manmohan Kumar, AIG.

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This action against him has been taken in connection with the Vigilance investigation. The Punjab Vigilance Bureau said that an FIR has been registered against the former minister under the Prevention of Corruption Act and a bribe amount of Rs 50 lakh has been recovered from the accused.

V Kumar, Chief Director, Vigilance Bureau Punjab said at a media briefing, “Our team caught Sunder Sham Arora red handed while offering bribe and arrested him under Section 8 (Prevention of Corruption Act); A bribe amount of Rs 50 lakh has also been recovered. We will produce the accused former minister in court today and seek remand for interrogation.

Arora has been facing inquiries in a disproportionate assets case and alleged irregularities during his tenure as industries minister in the previous Congress government.

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