CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICIAL OF REVENUE DEPARTMENT FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 25,000/-
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Girdawar (Revenue Department Official equivalent to Kanungo), Miran Sahib, District Jammu for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the Complainant.
A case was registered on complaint against the accused on the allegations of demanding bribe. It was alleged that the accused demanded bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from the Complainant for issuing fard in respect of land owned by him. It was further alleged that the bribe amount was to be paid in two installments of Rs. 25,000/- each.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the Complainant. A cash of Rs. 2 lakh (approx.) was recovered during searches.
The accused is being produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jammu.