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Vigilance nabs two for taking Rs. 25,000 bribe

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Panchkula, October 01, 2013
First Published: 11:59 IST(1/10/2013) | Last Updated: 12:00 IST(1/10/2013)

The Haryana vigilance bureau on Monday caught two persons from the sub-tehsil office in Barwala, while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000.

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The complainant, Vimal, a resident of Mubarikpur village, had told the vigilance officials that as he wanted to sell his ancestral land, he went to the sub-tehsil office to get the land registered in his name.

For the registry, he met revenue clerk Jaiveer, who asked him to meet Rajeev Bajaj, who claimed to be a stamp vendor.

Vimal alleged that demanding Rs. 25,000 for the job, Bajaj told him that he would make a rough affidavit and after showing the land to the buyer, would complete the job formally.

Following Vimal’s complaint, a team under inspector Raj Pal was formed.

According to Pal, Bajaj used to sign the stamp paper pretending that he was a lawyer, whereas he was working on someone else’s licence.

On Monday, when Vimal gave Rs. 25,000 to Bajaj, a vigilance team in presence of independent witnesses arrested both Bajaj and Jaiveer.

“The duo will be produced before the court on Tuesday,” Pal said.

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