Chandigarh

Chandigarh SDM East Shilpy Pattar arrested red handed by CBI

August 06, 2017 11:16 AM
Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Shilpy Pattar Dutt, sub-divisional magistrate (east), Chandigarh was allegedly caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, by a local team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday night.
 
 Sources said a property dealer had approached the CBI alleging that the Haryana Civil Services (HCS) officer, on deputation in the UT, had demanded Rs 5 lakh for de-sealing his showroom in Sector 26 whose jurisdiction falls under the officer.
 
 After negotiations, the deal was struck at Rs 2 lakh, of which Rs 50,000 was to be paid on Saturday.
 
 Sources said that the officer had ordered sealing of the showroom last week over some violations.
 
 The CBI’s raid was underway till the filing of this report at 11pm. She had come on deputation in June and has additional charge as joint commissioner in the municipal corporation besides being the land acquisition officer.

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