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Revenue official caught taking bribe in Rajasthan's Barmer district

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A revenue department official was arrested on Tuesday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 in Rajasthan's Barmer district, officials said.

The revenue official (Patwari), identified as Govind Ram, had demanded Rs 40,000 as bribe from two men - Parasmal and Dungar Singh - for mutation of an agriculture land.

After they lodged a complaint, an ACB team trapped Ram on Tuesday while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000. The accused had already taken Rs 25,000 earlier.

The accused has been placed under arrest under the Prevention of Corruption Act, Deputy SP, ACB Annraj said.

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First Published: Tue, November 05 2019. 12:30 IST