scorecardresearch
Thursday, Feb 02, 2023
Advertisement

Punjab vigilance department summons ex-deputy CM Soni

SSP (Vigilance), Amritsar, Varinder Singh said that a complaint against Soni had been received from the Chandigarh Vigilance Bureau on November 8

Soni was defeated in the 2022 Assembly elections from Amritsar Central after winning the seat for five times in a row. A Hindu face of the Congress, he was defeated by first-timer Ajay Gupta of AAP. (Twitter: Om Parkash Soni)

The Punjab Vigilance Department has summoned Congress leader and former deputy chief minister Om Prakash Soni for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets. He has been asked to appear on Saturday.

SSP (Vigilance), Amritsar, Varinder Singh said that a complaint against Soni had been received from the Chandigarh Vigilance Bureau on November 8. Soni was defeated in the 2022 Assembly elections from Amritsar Central after winning the seat for five times in a row. A Hindu face of the Congress, he was defeated by first-timer Ajay Gupta of AAP.

In the past, cases were registered against former Congress ministers Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Sangat Singh Giljian and Sunder Sham Arora.

Subscriber Only Stories
Japanese literary giant Haruki Murakami to publish new novel after six years
Union Budget 2023 | After targeting rural and urban poor, a 2024 signal: ...
Chhattisgarh: How mohalla classes and online sessions helped students tid...
Healthcare budget: 157 new nursing colleges on the cards, drive to end si...

First published on: 26-11-2022 at 10:48 IST
Next Story

Textile city to come up in Chennai, handloom museum in Mahabalipuram: Tamil Nadu CM

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
close