Bribe givers and bribe takers to treat equally by law

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Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: Lok Sabha has cleared the prevention of corruption bill which increases the punishment of corrupt people who take the bribe and of those who are bribing them.

People who found guilty whether bribe givers or takers will be raised to imprisonment for at least 6 months which may extend to 7 years. Apart from the enhanced prison terms, the law provides for immediate forfeiture of illegal property of public servant under the prevention of money laundering act.


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