Punjab

Revenue Patwari booked for taking bribe

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 15, 2019 06:43 PM

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today registered a corruption case against a Revenue Patwari for taking bribe of Rs. 30,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said a case under Prevention of Corruption Act at VB police station Amritsar has been registered against Sunil Kumar, Patwari posted at revenue halqa Rasulpur in Tarn Taran district for accepting bribe of Rs. 30,000 from complainant Narinder Singh of village Algo Kothi in Tarn Taran.

The Complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 35,000 for making correction in his land records but the deal was struck at Rs. 30,000.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap but the accused Patwari slipped away from the venue after taking bribe of Rs. 30,000/- from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

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