Guwahati: Assam Police is getting more active on the Assam Police exam scam as 45 accused have been arrested in connection with the case, Assam (director General of Police) DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta revealed to the media on Saturday.
Among the accused, 43 are arrested in direct connection with the case while, 2 of them are arrested with various other charges.
The arrests were made in last 20 days from various parts of Assam mostly from Nalbari.
The case have been registered in various districts of Assam like Lakhimpur, Karbi Anglong, Nalbari, Guwahati and crime branch in the state.
Meanwhile, Assam police have also discovered a huge amount of money worth Rs 5 crore and 30 lakhs.
The amount of cash was seized during the pursuit of investigation including Rs 3 crore from Abhaypuri and Rs 1.5 crore from Barpeta.
Mahanta in the press meet said, “We have taken all the responsibility of conducting recruitment exams from private agencies, he said, adding that “we however may have to hire someone for technical support.”
The paper leak, money trade, the process and operation – everything is being investigated said Mahanta.
The DGP also said that ADGP GP Singh is smoothly conducting the investigating and more arrests are to be made in the coming days.