Chandigarh, September 7: Punjab Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari and a private person red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.6,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Amandeep Kaur, Revenue Patwari, posted at Bajewala in Mansa district and a private person Harjeet Singh, who is working as his assistant and driver, were nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 6,000 from complainant Raja Singh of village Bajewala, Mansa.
The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above said Patwari was demanding Rs. 12,000 for mutation of his land but the deal was struck at Rs. 10,000. He further informed that he had already paid Rs. 4000 as a first installment to the accused lady patwari.
After verifying his information, a team from Vigilance bureau Mansa laid a trap and the accused Patwari and her accomplice Harjeet Singh were arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 6,000 of second installment 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 Bathinda and further investigation was under progress.