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One arrested for accepting bribe in Jammu

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Revenue official absconding

Jammu: One person was arrested on Tuesday after he was caught taking bribe money allegedly on behalf of a Patwari’ (revenue official) here, a spokesman of the Anti-Corruption Bureau said.
A trap was laid following a complaint that the official Arish Parvaiz, Patwari halqa Digiana in Jammu, through his associate Jatinder Kumar is demanding bribe of Rs 15,000 for issuance of Fard-e-Intikhab’ (Revenue extract) for a piece of land located at Gangyal, the spokesman said.
He said the trap team caught Kumar red-handed while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant on behalf of the Patwari who is still at large.
A case under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act was registered and further investigation is on, the spokesman said.

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