Revenue official arrested for accepting bribe in Rajouri

Last Updated: Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 17:43

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance
Organisation (SVO) arrested a revenue official while he was
allegedly accepting bribe from a villager in Rajouri district
of the state, officials said on Saturday.

On a complaint by Muktiar Ahmed that Patwari Mohammad
Shabir was demanding Rs 10,000 as bribe for preparing some
land papers at village Ladot in the border district, SVO
laid a trap and called Patwari at a place, so that he demanded
the kick back, they said.

He was caught while accepting money from the villager and
later arrested, they said, adding a case was registered
against the revenue official.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 17:43

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