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Patwari and his agent trapped while accepting bribe in Jammu

Last Updated on December 3, 2021 at 8:06 pm

Anti Corruption Bureau has trapped and arrested Munish Singh Charak, Patwari Halqa, Thather, Bantalab, Jammu and his agent Ashif Choudhary for accepting bribe of Rs 4,000.

Anti Corruption Bureau received a complaint, wherein the complainant alleged that he has purchased 7 marla of land in Pooja Colony (Thather) Bantalab, Jammu and got the same registered from competent authority and he has deposited Rs 1000/- for mutation of the said land in North Tehsil Office, Jammu.

The complainant further alleged that he had handed over all the documents to the Patwari concerned for the mutation of said land in his name.

The Patwari namely Munish Singh Charak demanded Rs 4000 as bribe from the complainant for the mutation.

“Upon receiving the instant complaint prima facie offence U/S 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 was found made out and consequently case FIR No. 14/2021 was registered at P/S ACB Jammu. Subsequently, a trap team was constituted whereupon the accused Patwari his agent was caught red handed. Both the accused were arrested on the spot” said an official spokesperson of ACB.