The Punjab vigilance bureau issued a glance out round (LOC) on Friday towards former chief minister and Congress chief Charanjit Singh Channi, stopping him from leaving the nation as a result of the company is investigating allegations that he amassed property disproportionate to his recognized sources of revenue.
Talking with TOI, Channi acknowledged: “I’ve not acquired any such info from the bureau until now. However I’m open to affix the investigation at any time when I’m requested to take action.”
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The previous chief minister was set to go to California on Thursday on an invite from Punjabi NRIs to take part in a ‘nagar kirtan,’ however he cancelled his journey when chief minister Bhagwant Mann mentioned within the legislature two days in the past that he intends to imprison Channi. Consequently, Channi acknowledged that he needed to stay in order that Mann doesn’t subsequently declare that Channi has absconded.
The vigilance division is investigating a grievance towards Channi for diversion of cash from an official perform for his son’s marriage.
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As well as, it was revealed in an RTI response that when Channi was chief minister, he spent Rs 60 lakh on his meal invoice throughout a three-month interval.
The vigilance company additionally bought a grievance saying that the vacationer division spent roughly Rs 1.47 crore on a programme referred to as ‘Daastan-e-Shahaadat’ on November 19, 2021 in Chamkaur Sahib, Channi’s meeting seat.
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It’s also discovered that the vigilance company obtained sure leads towards the earlier chief minister whereas investigating a corruption prevention case.
(With Inputs From Jagwinder Patial)