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Punjab vigilance nabs revenue patwari for taking bribe of Rs.20,000

IANS | April 09, 2019 05:01 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Ravinder Singh, Patwari posted at Dolo Nangal in Amritsar district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000 from complainant Jaswant Singh of Isher Nagar in Ludhiana district.

The Complainant has approached the VB that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 35,000 for the mutation of land and the deal was struck at Rs. 30,000.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000/- as a first installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Amritsar and further investigations was under progress.

 

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