February 15, 2024 07:43 PM

Face2Newsw/Chandigarh /Gurdaspur

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, has arrested a revenue Patwari Kewal Singh, resident of village Kandiala and posted at revenue circle Harpura, in Gurdaspur district for accepting bribe.

Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the state VB said this case has been registered against the said accused on an online complaint lodged by Jeevanjot Singh, a resident of village Khokhar, district Gurdaspur on the Chief Minister anti corruption action line.

He further added that the complainant has alleged in his complaint that the above said Patwari has been demanding illegal gratification to make corrections in the revenue records regarding ownership of his land. The complainant has also made recording of demand raised by the said Patwari while demanding bribe and submitted to the VB as evidence.

In this regard the VB range Amritsar has investigated the complaint and found the allegations as true and correct. On the basis of this report, a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the above said accused at VB police station Amritsar range and has been arrested in this case. Further investigation into this case was under progress, he added.


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