Constable booked on graft charges

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Chandigarh, Jan 14 (PTI) A police constable has beencaught red-handed by the Haryana vigilance bureau forallegedly taking bribe in Palwal district, officials saidtoday.

Head constable Daya Lal Jangra, posted at Gad Puri inPalwal district, was allegedly caught accepting a bribe of Rs5000 from Surender Rawat, a resident of Asawati village here.

A case has been registered against the accused todayunder Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, avigilance official said.

He said that a number of officials had been caught inthe vigilance net for similar charges in the last couple ofmonths.

In November 2010, the bureau caught a sub-inspector inBhiwani while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 4,000.

During the same month, two junior engineers ofPanipat''s district town planning department were caught whileallegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000.

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