SDO arrested for taking bribe for clearing pending bills

Chandigarh/July 8
Haryana State Vigilance Bureau on Monday caught Sub Divisional Officer working with state’s Agriculture Marketing Board for demanding bribe for clearing pending bills.
The accused, Satbir Singh, a Sub Divisional Officer with Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board at Jhajjar, was caught red handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 3000 in lieu of clearing pending bills.
Haryana Vigilance Bureau spokesperson said that they have received a complaint in this regard and Satbir was arrested while he was taking bribe from complainant.
He added that a case under sections 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 has been registered against him and further investigations in the matter are on.