Friday, December 1, 2023

Assam: Government official involved in illegal activities, arrested

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A government employee from the Transport Department was detained by the Kokrajhar District Police on Thursday due to his alleged affiliation with a criminal organisation.

After a search operation was undertaken in the previous night, the district transport officer (DTO) in charge of the Bodoland Territorial Region in Kokrajhar was apprehended at his home.

According to GP Singh, Special DGP, Assam, “The government officer, namely Sameswar Brahma Muchahary, 54, was detained by the Kokrajhar district police and is reportedly involved in many illicit operations.”

“One case was filed against Sameshwar Muchahary as a result of a covert tip that was obtained. After then, a search operation was carried out at his home “added Special DGP

The guy who was detained is allegedly a member of an unlawful syndicate, according to the police.

He was found to be in possession of Rs. 36 lakh and other significant papers by Kokrajhar Police.

The investigation into the situation is continuing.

A police official said that earlier on Tuesday, Assam Directorate Vigilance and Anti-Corruption caught an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in the act of receiving bribes and detained him in the Lakhimpur district.

Dambarudhar Dutta, an ASI from Lakhimpur’s Silonibari out Post, was identified.

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