ACB arrests Patwari for accepting bribe

ACB arrests Patwari for accepting bribe
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Srinagar, Nov 3: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Wednesday trapped and arrested PatwariHalqaHariGanwanGundGanderbal, Showkat Ahmad Lone for accepting bribe for issuance of documents pertaining to inheritance.

A statement of ACB issued here said that the ACB received a complaint that Lone was demanding Rs 2000 as bribe for affecting the Inheritance Mutation (WarasatiIntiqal) of land in favour of the complainant.

It said that on receipt of the complaint a case under FIR No 33/2021 under Section 7 of the PC Act 1988 was registered at Police Station ACB Srinagar and investigation taken up.

The statement said that during the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted that laid a successful trap and caught Lone red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe from the complainant.

It said that he was arrested and taken into custody by the ACB team.

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