Dehra Dun: Uttarakhand Vigilance Department on Tuesday booked a Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) and arrested her Peshkar (assistant) in a case of corruption in Nainital district, an official said.

Acting on a tip-off, a four-member vigilance team led by Inspector Anand Singh Gosain laid a trap and caught Narendra Kumar Dixit red-handed taking Rs.22,000 as bribe from the complainant Lalit Mohan, said DSP Vigilance (Kumaon region) R P Sharma. Dixit is Peshkar (assistant) of Koshakotoli tehsil SDM Ravneet Cheema and was taking bribe for transferring the land in Mr. Mohan's name, he said. - PTI