Watch: MP Revenue official swallows bribe money, Know what happened next

The official stationed in Katni district, had demanded a bribe of Rs 5,000 in relation to a land case from a complainant named Chandan Singh Lodhi

Jabalpur: A patwari of the revenue department in Katni in Madhya Pradesh allegedly swallowed money he had taken as bribe after spotting a team of the Lokayukta’s Special Police Establishment (SPE) on Monday.

The incident took place when patwari Gajendra Singh was taking Rs 5000 bribe money in his private office.

The official stationed in Katni district, had demanded a bribe of Rs 5,000 in relation to a land case from a complainant named Chandan Singh Lodhi. In response, Lodhi reported the matter to Lokayukta Jabalpur.

After a thorough investigation, the Lokayukta Jabalpur team arrested Gajendra Singh while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 at his private office in Bilhari.

Upon his arrest, he swallowed the bribe money. Subsequently he was taken to the district hospital, the bribe notes were finally extracted in the form of pulp from his mouth.

A case was registered against him and further probe was underway, the SP Sanjay Sahu said.

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