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Court dismisses former Punjab Health Minister Dr Vijay Singla's petition

Court dismisses former Punjab Health Minister Dr Vijay Singla's petition


Tribune News Service

Mohali, June 10

A local court today dismissed the bail petition of former Health Minister Dr Vijay Singla in a corruption case registered at the Phase-8 police station on May 24.

On May 27, the court had sent Singla to 14-day judicial custody after three-day police remand. Singla and his OSD Pradeep Kumar were booked on a complaint by SE Rajinder Singh, posted at Punjab Health System Corporation.

The officer had alleged they demanded Rs 1.16 crore bribe from the allotment of projects and “1% commission” in government contracts. Singla’s judicial custody has been extended till June 24.

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