Chandigarh, September 14: State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Sukhbir Singh posted at revenue halqa Mastugarh, Tehsil Patti District Tarn Taran red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 16,000.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Sukhbir Singh Patwari, posted at Mastugarh additional charge Bhura Karimpura district Tarn Taran was nabbed by a vigilance, while he was accepting bribe of Rs. 16,000 from Daler Singh, a complainant of village Bhura Karimpura, district Tarn Taran.
Giving details he said the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above named accused was demanding bribe of Rs. 40,000 for for mutation of land.
After verifying her complaint the VB team laid a trap and the accused was arrested and tainted money was recovered from him in the presence of two official witnesses. He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against him at VB police station Amritsar and further investigation was under progress.