The vigilance department on Tuesday arrested a patwari (land and revenue department official) in Khanna on Tuesday after he was allegedly caught red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 7,000.
The accused has been identified as Ekam Singh of sub division Payal.
Vigilance inspector Rajinder Kumar said that Nirmal Singh a resident of Khanna had lodged complaint that accused was demanding bribe from him to change the name in land records of his property.
Following the complaint a trap was laid by the vigilance team and he was caught accepting the bribe in the presence of two witnesses.
A first infromation report has been registered under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.