Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday arrested a revenue official in central Kashmir’s Budgam district while allegedly accepting bribe.
A spokesperson of ACB said they received a complaint that Gulzar Ahmad, Patwari, Halqa Dangerpora, Budgam is demanding Rs 2000 as bribe for affecting entries of mutation in revenue record regarding land recently bought by the complainant.
“On receipt of the complaint, a case was registered and investigation taken up,” the spokesman said.
During the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted. “The team laid a successful trap and caught red-handed Gulzar Ahmad, Patwari, while demanding and accepting the bribe money from the complainant in presence of independent witness. He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB team,” the spokesman said, adding that further investigation into the case is going on.