A village revenue officer was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking a bribe in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, an official said.
The accused, Lal Samariya (33), allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 3,200 from the complainant, Virendra Singh, in a land-mutation case, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (Anti Corruption Bureau) Bhairu Lal.
The DSP said the complaint against Samariya was verified last Thursday when the accused accepted a bribe of Rs 1,000 from Singh.
On Tuesday, a trap was laid by the ACB officials and Samariya was caught red-handed, Lal said.
A case has been registered against the revenue official under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and an investigation is underway, the officer added.
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