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UP: Anti-corruption unit arrested revenue official for accepting Rs 20K bribe


Devdiscourse News Desk muzaffarnagar India
Updated: 17-05-2019 11:19 IST
UP: Anti-corruption unit arrested revenue official for accepting Rs 20K bribe

The IAF personnel had come home on leave to solve the problem of unauthorised possession on his agriculture land, the officer said. Image Credit: Wikimedia

A revenue official was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 here, police said Friday. Lekhpal Sunil Kumar was arrested Thursday after he was caught accepting the bribe from an IAF personnel for measurement of disputed land, they said.

The IAF personnel had complained to police that Kumar was demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000 for measurement of his land which was in unauthorised possession of some people, an officer of Uttar Pradesh Police's anti-corruption unit said. A trap was laid and Kumar was caught accepting the bribe, he said. The IAF personnel had come home on leave to solve the problem of unauthorised possession on his agriculture land, the officer said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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