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Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari for taking bribe

PUNJABNEWSEXPRESS | July 08, 2020 11:06 AM

CHANDIGARH:State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.5, 000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Narinder Singh, Patwari posted at Daroli Khurd in Jalandhar district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 5, 000 from complainant Sukhjeet Singh of village Daroli Khurd, Jalandhar district.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 10, 000/- for mutation of his land. He said that he had already paid Rs. 5, 000 to the accused Patwari as a first installment.

After verifying his information, a team from Vigilance bureau Jalandhar laid a trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 5, 000/- as a second 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 Jalandhar and further investigation was under progress.

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