JE of Bongaon block, district kamrup, Assam, was caught red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant at 4.15 PM, in his office chamber..
A written complaint was lodged at the ACB police station on 23rd may, 2018, regarding demand of bribe by a junior engineer Sushil Talukdar under Bongaon block , Chaygaon circle of Kamrup rural district..
As per FIR, the JE along with the BDO Md. Atafur Rehman, had demanded bribe of Rs. 20,000/- for the purpose of preparation and disbursal of estimate to pay wages to the job card labours, under MGNREGA. An FIR was registered at ACB PS as case number 09/2018 u/s 7/13(1)d/13(2) of PC Act.
Based on the FIR, investigators of ACB police station under the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti Corruption, Assam, laid a trap for the corrupt public servants, today (24-05-2018) evening.
The main accused whose actual name turned out to be Suchitra talukdar (50 yrs), JE for Bongaon block, was caught red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant at 4.15 PM, in his office chamber..
Further, the BDO Md. Atafur Rehman (58 yrs) was also found personally present in the office chamber of JE, sitting in the office chair of JE, in the Bongaon block office, at the time of transaction of bribe amount and he has also been arrested in the crime for his involvement.
The investigators are carrying out searches at the residence and office of the two arrested persons. The arrested persons shall be produced before the Special Court, Assam, tomorrow.