Vigilance nabs Patwari for taking bribe Rs.10,000


Chandigarh : State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.10,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Vipin Kumar, Patwari, posted at Goraya in Jalandhar district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 from complainant Charanjeet Singh.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 15,000/- for mutation of his land but the deal was struck at Rs. 10,000.

After verifying his information, a team from Vigilance bureau Jalandhar laid a trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 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 Jalandhar and further investigation was under progress.


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