Ropar: Data entry operator at mining check-post booked for corruption Sukhwinder Singh
In audio clip, he claimed collecting Rs 200 per truck The police have booked a data entry operator deputed
at a check-post of the Mining Department after an audio clip went viral yesterday. In the clip, the accused, Sukhwinder
Singh, could be heard telling someone that he used to collect Rs 200 from every truck passing through the check-post
Interestingly, the audio clip also reached Principal Secretary Krishan Kumar who inspected different
places in the district. Later, a case was registered against Sukhwinder Singh under Section 7 of the
Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act SDO, Mining Department, Barjinder Singh said in order to keep a check
on illegal mining, an inter-state check-post had been set up near Bikon village on the Nalagarh-Ghanauli road.
Sukhwinder Singh was supposed to check the documents of all trucks carrying mining material passing through this
check-post and keep a record of it. In the audio clip, he could be heard saying that earlier heused to get Rs 200 per truck which had been
stopped now, said the SDO In another development, Nurpur Bedi SDO Rajinder Kumar has lodged two complaints
against Jeevan Kumar and his business partner at Siddhi Vinayak Stone Crusher allegedly for illegal mining and misbehaviour with officials.
Rajinder Kumar said anomalies were found in the records of stone crusher following which the stone crusher owners got enraged
and started misbehaving with them. A complaint has been lodged at the Nurpur Bedi police station against the accused
where a case under Sections 379, 506, 503 and 353 of the IPC and the Mines and Minerals Act has been registered