Rajasthan: 1 held for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000

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Jaipur, Jun 4 (PTI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) here arrested an assistant of a tehsildar for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 in Rajasthan's Alwar district on Friday, an official said.

Praveen Kumar Saini, posted as the reader of Ramgarh (Alwar) Tehsildar Ghamandi Lal, had demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh in lieu of a land record related work, he said.

He was reportedly demanding the bribe for himself and for the tehsildar.

A complaint was filed and after verification a trap was laid and Saini was caught red-handed while taking Rs 50,000, an ACB official said.

While Saini has been arrested, the role of the tehsildar is being examined, he added. PTI SDA MA MA MA

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