Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari for taking bribe

Chandigarh, December 4: State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Jaspal Singh, Patwari posted at Agwad Gujran-3  in Ludhiana district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 6,000 from complainant Gagandeep Singh of Chuhar Chak in Moga district.

The Complainant has approached the VB that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 10,000 for the correction in papers of his land and the deal was struck at Rs. 6,000.

After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 6,000/- 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 Ludhiana and further investigations was under progress.