Guwahati: The vigilance and anti-corruption wing of Assam police on Saturday arrested two government officials for taking bribes.
The arrested government officials were identified as Jahnabi Kalita, Inspector of Drugs of Jorhat district and Mahabub Mollah, Senior Assistant of Circle officer of Bilasipara in Dhubri district.
Both officials demanded money and the complainants were informed about this by the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption of Assam police.
The teams laid a trap and caught them red-handed in two separate operations.
According to the official, Kalita was arrested while accepting demanded money for issuing a Licence to the complainant for starting a Pharmacy.
While Mollah was arrested accepting demanding money for processing the land mutation work of the complainant.
Taking to Twitter, Assam Special DGP, GP Singh, “Smt Jahnabi Kalita, Inspector of Drugs Jorhat has been trapped and arrested red handed today by team of @DIR_VAC_ASSAM while accepting demanded money for issuing a Licence to the complainant for starting a Pharmacy.”
“Second for the day. Sri Mahabub Mollah Senior Assistant o/o Circle officer Bilasipara District Dhubri has been trapped and arrested red-handed today by a team of Directorate Vigilance & Anti Corruption Assam while accepting demanded money for processing the land mutation work of the complainant”, he tweeted.