Revenue dept employee held accepting bribe
BATHINDA: Sleuths from the state vigilance bureau (VB) arrested the reader of a naib tehsildar at Talwandi Sabo while he was allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 4,000. The VB laid a trap after a complaint by Manjit Singh, a resident of Dhingar village, that reader Navjit Singh was demanding Rs 10,000 for mutation of land record. The deal was settled at Rs 7,500 and he had already paid Rs 3,500, the cops said. A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered.