A village talathi (revenue clerk) was arrested while taking a bribe of Rs. 25,000 by the Palghar unit of Thane anti-corruption bureau.
DYSP Ajay Afle stated that the complainant’s brother had bought a land in Sasun Navghar village and he wanted the due change in the 7/12 extract.
Talathi Anant Baraf (37) demanded Rs. 50,000 for the work.
After the complainant approached ACB, a trap was laid at Kings Resort at Sasun Navghar on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway and Baraf was arrested red-handed while taking Rs 25,000.