Breaking: Arrested Nagaon MVI suspended on corruption charges
Guwahati: The arrested Nagaon Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) Homen Chandra Das has been placed under suspension with effect from the date of his arrest, i.e on January 11, 2022.
Das and three of his associates were caught red-handed while accepting bribes.
As per the direction of Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, Homen Chandra Das has been placed under suspension.
The commissioner of transport has been directed to enquire into the matter and submit a report within 15 days.
Besides, Pranab Mahanta, peon, office of the district transport office, Nagaon, has also been arrested on corruption charges and thereby suspended.
Furthermore, one Balwant Kaur, an outsider, and not a government employee, has also been arrested by police.
Earlier, during a search operation, Nagaon police recovered around Rs 6.75 from their possession.