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Revenue employee arrested for taking bribe

Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested a revenue department employee from Bihar's Gaya district for taking a bribe of Rs 2500 for updation of land records.

patna Updated: Jan 13, 2012 15:23 IST

Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested a revenue department employee from Bihar's Gaya district for taking a bribe of Rs 2500 for updation of land records.

Acting on the complaint of Radheshyam Sav, the sleuths led by the deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Nandji Singh laid a trap and nabbed Kapil Ram as soon he received the graft at his office at Tankuppa circle, an official release said.

Sav, a native of Tankuppa village under Wajirganj police station area, had lodged a complaint with the vigilance department stating that Ram was demanding graft for updation of land records of his family following division of their paternal properties through mutual consent among the family members, it said.

The complaint against the revenue official was found to be true during preliminary investigation and a trap was laid against the latter, the release said.

The accused revenue employee was being brought to the state capital for interrogation before production before a special vigilance court for judicial remand.