In Assam, two government employees were caught red-handed taking bribes.


Guwahati: Two employees of the state government were arrested by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption from Goalpara district on Friday on charges of corruption.

A police release said the directorate had received a complaint that the executive engineer of the Irrigation Department’s Goalpara East Division, stationed in Dudhnoi, was allegedly repairing flood damage worth Rs 1 million. A bribe of Rs. 80,000 has been demanded for allotment.
The release states that the complainant contacted the directorate, according to which his spies had set up a trap near the accused’s office in Dudhnoi.

It further said that an executive engineer and a head assistant of the same office were caught red-handed taking Rs 50,000 as part of the alleged bribe.

The release further said that a case has been registered against both the accused.

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