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Patwari arrested red-handed by ACB

Jammu and Kashmir Bank

Srinagar, September 17:  No doubts, Revenue Department is notorious in different kind of issues following which today again, Anti-Corruption Bureau has nabbed one Abdul Aziz Dar, Patwari, Halqa Mugalpora, Tehsil & District Kupwara for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 15,000 from complainant for providing revenue extracts.

It was also alleged by the complainant that aforesaid Patwari had already taken bribe of Rs 10,000 from him but demanding more for providing revenue extracts.

On receiving complaint, prima facie offence under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 was found made out and consequently FIR  was registered at Police Station ACB Baramulla.

Subsequently, a trap team was constituted, which caught Abdul Aziz Dar, Patwari red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 5000 from complainant.

He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB.

The bribe money was also recovered from his possession in presence of independent witnesses.


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