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Vigilance Nabs Canal Patwari In Bribery Case

5 Dariya News

Chandigarh , 27 Aug 2019

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Patwari of irrigation department red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of  the Vigilance Bureau said Harjinder Singh, Canal Patwari posted at Arniwala Sheikh Subhan in Fazilka district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting  bribe of Rs. 10,000 from complainant Sukhchain Singh of village Jhhotianwali in Fazilka district.The Complainant has approached the VB that the accused Patwari was  demanding Rs. 20,000 to change rotation of canal water for his fields and the deal was struck at Rs. 18000/-. After verifying his information, the Vigilance team laid a  trap and the accused Patwari was arrested on the spot while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/- of first installment from the complainant in the presence of two official  witnesses.He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at VB police station Ferozepur and further investigation  was under progress.


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