Corruption case; Former Punjab minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot arrested

Former Punjab minister and Congress leader Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was arrested on corruption case. state Vigilance Bureau arrested Dharamsot from Amloh in Fatehgarh Sahib district around 3 am. He served as the Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in the Amarinder Singh government.

During his tenure as forest minister, Dharamsot took bribes in exchange for felling trees, according to the VB. The agency had last week arrested the Mohali District Forest Office ((DFO) over graft charges. During questioning, the DFO said that before any tree was cut, Dharamsot was bribed. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Mann government recently sacked its health minister Dr. Vijay Singla in a corruption case.

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