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Vigilance Bureau nabs Advocate for accepting bribe of Rs.7,000

Pankaj | Chandigarh |

Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Thursday caught an Advocate red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs.7,000 on behalf of Naib Tehsildar and his leader in Punjab's Mansa district. VB booked all the three accused under corruption charges.

The VB official spokesperson said Advocate Suresh Kumar was nabbed on the complaint of Gurjtej Singh, a resident of Mansa district.

Complainant had approached Ramesh Kumar, Naib Tehsildar, Bareta (in Mansa) for mutation of his agricultural land and the later asked him to contact his reader Jaspal Singh and Advocate Suresh Kumar for completion of mutation documents. He informed that both the accused have demanded bribe of Rs.7,000 on behalf of Naib Tehsildar in lieu of his mutation.