Sat. Feb 24th, 2024


Chandigarh-The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) throughout its anti-corruption marketing campaign, on Wednesday has nabbed a income Patwari Narjeet Singh, posted at income halqua, Sham Churasi, Hoshiarpur district purple handed for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 25, 000.

          Disclosing this right here at present, a spokesperson of the VB stated this case has been registered towards the above stated income official on the grievance of Baldev Singh, a resident village Kadiana in Hoshiarpur district.

          Giving particulars he added that the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above stated Patwari has demanded Rs 30, 000 as a bribe in lieu of switch and mutation of his land however the deal has been struck at Rs 25, 000.

          The spokesperson additional added that the VB unit of Jalandhar vary has investigated the allegations levelled within the grievance and laid a lure through which the accused Patwari has been arrested purple handed whereas accepting a bribe of Rs 25, 000 from the complainant within the presence of two official witnesses.

          In this regard a case below prevention of corruption act has been registered at VB police station Jalandhar vary towards the above talked about income official. He can be produced within the competent courtroom tomorrow. Further investigation on this case was below progress, he knowledgeable.

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