Chandigarh, March 13: State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Revenue Patwari red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 8000/-.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Ramesh Kumar, Patwari posted at Halqa Dheerpur in Fatehgarh Sahib district was nabbed red-handed by Vigilance team for accepting a bribe of Rs. 8000 from complainant Sarbjit Singh of village Maangarh, Tehsil Amloh in Fatehgarh Sahib district.
The Complainant has approached the VB that the accused Patwari was demanding Rs. 8000 for mutation of his land. After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting a bribe of Rs. 8,000/- 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 Patiala and further investigations were in progress.