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Gender test: 4 Punjab, Haryana officials held taking Rs 70,000 bribe

Gender test: 4 Punjab, Haryana officials held taking Rs 70,000 bribe

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 10

The Vigilance Bureau has caught red-handed four members of a joint Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) team of Haryana and Punjab while taking a bribe of Rs 70,000.

These suspects along with other officials and some persons have been accused of having formed an inter-state nexus to take bribe for illegal sex determination tests from various clinics running in Punjab and Haryana.

The arrested individuals were identified as Deepak Goyal, posted as a pharmacist at the Civil Hospital, Sirsa; Gurjit Singh, posted as district coordinator for the PNDT, Civil Surgeon, Barnala; Raj Singh, posted as peon at Civil Surgeon’s office, Bathinda; and Surinder Singh, driver at Civil Surgeon’s office, Sirsa.

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