Two including revenue official arrested for accepting bribe in Udhampur
Jammu, Jan 12 (PTI) A revenue official was among two people arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau on Wednesday while accepting Rs 30,000 bribe for issuing documents related to a plot of land in Udhampur district, officials said.
The ACB received a complaint alleging that the official Darbinder Singh was demanding Rs 50,000 as bribe for issuing a ‘fard’ (land document) from a villager who wanted to sell his plot of land.
Acting on the complaint, a case was registered and investigation taken up, they said.
During the course of investigation, a team was constituted and the revenue official was caught red-handed along with his driver while demanding and accepting Rs 30,000 bribe, officials said.
Both of them were arrested on the spot, they said.