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Vigilance Bureau arrests Patwari for taking bribe Rs 24,000

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, March 27

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its anti-corruption campaign, has arrested a revenue Patwari Prem Kumar, posted at revenue halqua, Nawanshahar, SBS district for demanding a bribe of Rs 24,000.

Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the VB said this case has been registered against the above-said revenue official after investigation of an online complaint lodged at the Chief Minister’s anti-corruption action line.

Giving details he added that the complainant Amarjit Singh, resident of Karnana, tehsil Banga, has alleged that the above said Patwari has taken Rs 24,000 as a bribe in installments in lieu of mutation of land belonging to his father and his uncle.
He further added that the complainant has recorded the conversation on his mobile while the accused Patwari was demanding this bribe.

The spokesperson added that the VB unit of Jalandhar range has investigated the allegations leveled in the complaint and registered a corruption case at VB police station Jalandhar against the above-mentioned revenue official after finding him guilty for demanding and accepting a bribe money.  Further investigation in this case was under progress, he informed.

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