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Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari for taking bribe

November 08, 2019 09:52 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 Harpreet Singh, Patwari posted at Dhulkot in Faridkot district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 5, 000 from complainant Jasveer Singh of village Dhulkot.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 10, 000/- for mutation of his land and the deal was struck at Rs. 6000. He further said that he had already paid Rs. 1000 as a first installment.

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

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