The Fact News Service
Chandigarh October 8
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its anti-corruption campaign on Friday, has registered a corruption case against Revenue Patwari Radha Swami, posted in Revenue Halqa Sotha, district Sri Mukatsar Sahib for accepting bribe of Rs 1,000.
Giving this information here today, a spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) said the accused Patwari has been booked under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act after the investigation report prepared on the basis of an online complaint lodged by a complainant Resham Singh of village Sotha, Sri Mukatsar Sahib district on State Anti-Corruption Helpline. In this regard a FIR has been registered at VB Police Station Bathinda.
Revealing more details, the spokesperson informed that the complainant has alleged in his complaint that the above-mentioned Patwari was demanding bribe for amending revenue record of his land regarding its mortgage status. In this regard the VB conducted a probe and registered this after finding him guilty for taking bribe money. Further investigation in this case was under progress, he added.