VIGILANCE NABS REVENUE PATWARI, PRIVATE PERSON FOR TAKING BRIBE

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Chandigarh, April 17 : State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari and a private person red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 19,000.

            Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Harvinder Singh, Patwari posted at Garah in Jalandhar district and a private person Donal Taneja were nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 19,000 from complainant Raj Kumar of Garah in Jalandhar district.

            The Complainant has approached the VB that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 1,50,000/- for the mutation of land and the deal was struck at Rs. 80,000/-.

 After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Patwari and a private person were arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 19,000/- 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 both the accused at VB police station Jalandhar and further investigations was under progress.