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Srinagar, Mar 1 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation (VO) produced two challans in the court of Special Judge, Anti Corruption, against a patwari and a mechanic of the State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) under provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

According to a spokesman, the VO in the first challan said a patwari of halqa Koshipora-Zainakote was arrested red-handed, while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3000 from a complainant for mutation of land in favour of his cousins on April 1, 2007.

The tainted money was recovered from the accused patwari in the presence of independent witnesses at his residence.

The blank mutation form signed by the cousins of the complainant and other witnesses was recovered from the accused and his hand wash tested positive.

In another challan it said the mechanical inspector of SRTC had misappropriated Rs 1,26,800 received on account of vehicle inspection fee from the owners of the accidental vehicles in 1998.

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