Two forest officials arrested on bribery charges in J-K's Rajouri

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Jammu, Jul 18 (PTI) Two forest department officials were arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday for accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000 from a person in Rajouri district, officials said here.

They were identified as forest guard Anil Kumar and forester Ajaz Mirza, the officials added.

The accused had demanded the bribe to settle a complaint lodged against a man and his family members, the ACB officials said.

Searches were conducted at offices and residences of the accused after their arrest, they said, adding that an investigation is underway. PTI AB IJT IJT

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