The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday arrested a Chhattisgarh government employee for accepting a bribe in Dhamtari district.
ACB Superintendent of Police Pankaj Chandra identified him as Bhupendra Dhruv, a Village Revenue Officer or Patwari in Rakhigaon.
Dhruv sought Rs 25,000 from the complainant in lieu of mutation work and allotment of ancestral property to his family.
He had taken Rs 12,000 from the complainant. Patwari was caught when he was accepting Rs 9,000 more, Chandra said.