Himachal Electricty Board Engineer, Contractor Arrested For Graft

Shimla: Vigilance and anti-corruption bureau on Sunday arrested Latesh Mahlotra, chief engineer HP State Electricity Board, Dharmashala and a contractor, Sanjeev Chibber, on corruption charges after conducting a raid, senior vigilance officers disclosed.

SR Mardi, IG vigilance disclosed that Rs 4.25 lakhs was recovered from Mahlotra’s residence in a raid conducted by team lead by Diwakar Sharma, SP vigilance.

Both the arrested persons will be produced in court on Monday, said Mardi.

Cases under Secion 7 and 13(2) under prevention of corruption act have been registered against them, he said.

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