RAWALPINDI - Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Rawalpindi Region on Thursday arrested a land revenue officer while receiving a bribe from a citizen, informed official sources.

The detained land revenue officer who has been identified as Amir Farid was serving in Mouza Sarayed, Sukho, Tehsil Gujar Khan.

According to official sources, Muhammad Awais of Sukho submitted an application to the ACE stating that Amir Farid was demanding a bribe of Rs 35,000 from him for transfer of ancestral land.   

Taking action, ACE Rawalpindi Region Officers along with Civil Judge First Class Faizan Rasool carried out a raid on Amir’s office and caught him red-handed while taking a bribe from the citizen, sources said. A case has been filed and the accused has been put behind the lock-up, they said.