The man along with one of his accomplices had bought a plot in 2019 at Mangaon in Raigad district of Maharashtra.
In a release, the ACB said that when the complainant reached the land revenue department to document the purchase, a Talathi and a jurisdictional officer allegedly demanded Rs 50,000 from him for recording his name in the revenue records.
This person then reached the ACB who laid a trap and on the behest of the jurisdictional reached there, Talathi was arrested on Wednesday after taking a bribe from the complainant.
The ACB later also arrested the jurisdictional officer.
A case was registered against both the accused under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.