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VB nabs 2 for taking bribe in Ludhiana, Bathinda

VB nabs 2 for taking bribe in Ludhiana, Bathinda

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, January 12

The Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Friday arrested a revenue official and an associate of another revenue official from Ludhiana and Bathinda districts for taking bribe.

Revenue Patwari Jagjit Singh of Halka Kalyan Sukha in Bathinda was arrested on a complaint filed by Kuldeep Singh. He was accused of accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 to facilitate transfer of land.

Ashok Kumar, an associate of Revenue Patwari Chamkour Singh of Giaspura in Ludhiana, was arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000. In this regard, a bribery case was also registered against the patwari.

He was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Kohara village in Ludhiana district.

Rakesh Kumar had alleged that the patwari and his accomplice had demanded a bribe of Rs 6,000 to complete formalities for mutation of his newly purchased plot.

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