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Two revenue officials arrested in Jammu for accepting bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Two revenue officials have been arrested Tuesday after being caught red handed accepting bribe for issuance of 'Fard-e-Intikhab' (revenue extract), a of the Anti-Bureau (ACB) said here.

A complaint was lodged by one Javid Ashraf that Naib Tehsildar of Jhajjar Kotli Faryad Ali and Patwari Yadav Chander has demanded Rs 90,000 as bribe for issuing the revenue extrant for a piece of private land, a said.

"On the basis of the complaint, a case was registered under various sections of the Prevention of Act and the Ranbir Penal Code was registered," he said.

A trap was laid and the twos officials were arrested red-handed, the said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:40 IST