Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday said that it trapped and arrested a Patwari Halqa Dangerpora Budgam for accepting bribe for mutations in revenue record.
ACB spokesman in a statement issued on Monday said that it 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 under FIR number 35/2021 under section 7 PC Act 1988 was registered and investigation taken up,” the statement said.
“During the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted. The trap team laid a successful trap and caught red-handed Gulzar Ahmad, Patwari, Halqa Dangerpora, Budgam while demanding and accepting the bribe money from the complainant in presence of an independent witness. He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB Team,” it said, adding that further investigation into the case is going on