Published On: Tue, Mar 19th, 2019

Patwari arrested for taking bribe

Bikaner: A patwari (village-level revenue officer) was arrested Tuesday for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 2,000 for settling a land mutation case in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district, an official said.

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Ajay Kumar had demanded a bribe of Rs 3,000 from complainant Surendra Kumar of Anupgarh tehsil in Sriganganagar district.

The deal was settled at Rs 2,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau ASP Rajendra Dhindharia said.

A case was registered against the accused under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, he added.

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