UP: Revenue official arrested for taking bribe

DN Bureau

A revenue official was arrested by a team of Anti-Corruption Wing for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000, police said Wednesday.

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Maharajganj: A revenue official was arrested by a team of Anti-Corruption Wing for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000, police said Wednesday.

Kataru Chand Nirala, posed as lekhpal, had demanded a bribe from a farmer from Natwa Jangal village in Sadar area. He asked for the money from Ram Kripal Gupta for measuring his land, they said. 

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A trap was laid after the farmer lodged a complaint, they added.

A team led by Inspector Jagdish Prasad Pandey arrested the revenue official Tuesday when he was taking a bribe and a case was lodged in this connection, they said. (PTI)

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