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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
03-September-2012 15:30 IST
Corruption in Defence
Whenever any allegation of corruption is received, the same is examined by the Ministry and wherever considered necessary, the case is referred to appropriate agency for investigation. Indian Armed Forces are governed by their respective Acts, namely Army Act, Air Force Act and Navy Act. Appropriate provisions are there in these Acts to take action against defence personnel indulging in corrupt practices. Effective vigilance mechanism exists in Armed Forces and prompt action is taken whenever any case involving corruption comes to light.

This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri AK Antony in a written reply to ShriGanesh Singhand others in Lok Sabha today.