Jaipur, Apr 16 (PTI) A police inspector and a patwari (revenue official) were today arrested by Rajasthan’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting bribe of Rs 40,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively, an official said.
Inspector Mahesh Joshi was arrested by the Pali district ACB sleuths red handed for accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000, Inspector general (ACB-Jodhpur) V.K Singh said.
He said that toll booth manager Rajendra Singh had lodged a complaint with the ACB that Joshi had demanded Rs 10,000 — each month — from him citing law and order issues at the booth.
“He had asked Rs 40,000 for the four months,” the official said.
In another incident, Jaipur ACB sleuths arrested patwari Sanjay Jain while taking a bribe of Rs 50,000.
According to the official, Jain had demanded Rs 5 lakh as bribe to make a change in a land title.
To verify the complaint, the ACB team asked the complainant Amit Prajapati to offer him Rs 50,000 cash and Rs 4.5 lakh cheque.
“Jain was arrested taking Rs 50,000 cash”, Inspector General (ACB-Jaipur), Sachin Mittal said.
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