Assam UIDAI official involved in fake Aadhaar card job racket arrested

Police arrested one person Biju Ranjan Baruah for making fake Aadhar Card from Noonmati area seen at Hatigaon Police Station in Guwahati on Sunday.

Guwahati, December 17: Guwahati police arrested an official of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for providing jobs to 1149 youths by illegal means.

Sources said that last night Hatigaon Police arrested a person identified as Biju Ranhan Baruah from his residence for allegedly being involved in a racket where he along with some others were providing jobs to youths by illegal means across various locations of the country. These youths were recruited in several Aadhaar related jobs.

He has been arrested as per a complaint filed from the head office of the UIDAI.

Another accused of the case, Anirudh Chetia is still absconding.