Corrupt official booked in Haripur
HARIPUR: The anti-corruption authorities here on Saturday arrested an official of revenue department for allegedly taking gratification from a farmer. The official was booked under Section 161/52 of the Prohibition of Corruption Law.
The anti-corruption officials at Haripur Police Station quoted Mir Afzal Khan of Village Bagra as saying an official, namely Sajid Hussain, at the sub-office Kanongo (SOK) demanded bribe for issuing record of his ancestral land. The complainant said he paid several visits to the office but failed to get the desired record.
The police officials, after obtaining arrest warrant from the judicial magistrate, raided the SOK and arrested Sajid. A criminal case was registered against him.