BREAKING: PWD junior engineer arrested red handed for taking bribe
Guwahati: The Vigilance & Anti-Corruption, Assam on Friday arrested one Bijoy Das, junior engineer, PWD (Buildings) of Rangia subdivision while taking a bribe.
On the basis of a complaint alleging demand of bribe, a trap was laid on Friday by a team of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption in Dispur area.
“At around 5 PM, Das, was caught red handed in front of PWD (Building) office, Ganesh Mandir Dispur by the team while he was accepting bribe of Rs.10000 from the complainant,” said police.
It may be mentioned that Das had demanded bribe of Rs. 20000-from the complainant for issuing NOC to him for establishing a petrol pump in Kamrup district.
The tainted bribe money was recovered from the possession of Das in the presence of independent witnesses.
A case has been registered in Anti-Corruption Bureau Police Station under various sections of Prevention of Corruption Act against him.
The apprehended accused person has been brought to the ACB Police Station for further action as per law. The investigation of the case is under progress.