Former Circle Officer Of Karimganj Arrested On Forgery Charge

Homen Gohain Baruah's role has been alleged in a scam involving Land Ports Authority of India’s project at Sutarkandi. Photo: TIME8
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SHIVAM PURAKAYASTHA

Karimganj, June 24, 2019

Former Circle Officer of Karimganj has been arrested on charges of forging administrative documents on June 24th, 2019.

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Homen Gohain Baruah’s role has been alleged in a scam involving Land Ports Authority of India’s project at Sutarkandi. As per reports, two other Circle officers Mihir Malakar and Pranit Nath were also arrested following allegations in regard to the same case.

As per reports, police also conducted a raid at the Circle Office on June 20th, 2019, and seized documents. The arrested officials were produced before the court on June 22nd, 2019 and sent to two-day police remand.

It is to mention that a huge plot of land was purchased at a sum of crores for the construction of an international airport along the Indo-Bangla border.

As per allegations, the accused embezzled crores of rupees as they purchased several plots of land through fake land documents and altering names of the real owners of the land.