Assam: Amid a crackdown on potholes, open pits and under-construction public road works following strict directives from Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Dibrugarh police on June 11 arrested a site engineer of a private contractor of the AMRUT scheme for public road works. I was picked up for allegedly being negligent.
Following the chief minister’s directive to take action against those responsible for road accidents due to potholes on the road, the Dibrugarh police detained the site engineer for alleged negligence during the completion of the project.
in Dibrugarh has been identified as Samir Sarka, who was detained by the police after a man died in a road accident in Graham Bazar, Dibrugarh on June 8.
Samir Sarkar is a resident of North 24 Pargona, Ballavpur, West Bengal. He was a Pipeline Supervisor/Survey Engineer who was arrested in connection with 304 IPC under Dibrugarh PS Case No. 327/2023.
They will be produced in court today.
It is important to mention that, finding major lapses on the part of authorities involved in public works, the Kamrup Metro District Administration on June 11 launched a helpline number where residents of Guwahati can call about damaged roads/open pits/dugouts. I can share information that needs correction and maintenance.
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