Punjab Vigilance Bureau Files Chargesheet Against Amit Rattan Kotfatta, his PA in Bribery Case
Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has submitted a chargesheet against Amit Rattan Kotfatta and his PA Rashim Garg. @AmitKotfatta was arrested in February for directing his personal assistant (PA) to take a Rs. 5 lakh bribe from the Sarpanch of village Ghuda.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amit Rattan Kotfatta (42) and his personal assistant Rashim Garg were arrested by Punjab Vigilance Bureau in February in a bribery case. It was reported that the PA was caught red handed accepting a bribe of Rs. 4 lakh from the Sarpanch of village Ghuda for facilitating the release of a grant. This grant of Rs. 25 lakh was issued by the state government under the 15th Finance Commission during the year 2022-23 to Ghuda village.
At the time, it was revealed that the PA collected the bribe on the directions of Kotfatta, who had initially demanded for Rs. 5 lakh. The Sarpanch had already given the AAP official Rs. 50,000 as demanded by the PA.