Assam government official arrested for accepting bribe

District Sports Officer Manorama Das was caught accepting a bribe amount of Rs 30,000.

Published: 05th September 2019 01:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2019 01:47 PM   |  A+A-

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GUWAHATI: Vigilance sleuths have arrested an official of the District Sports Office in Assam's Golaghat for allegedly accepting bribe in connection with modernisation work of a play ground.

The accused has been arrested and will be produced in a special court on Thursday, a release by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anticorruption here said.

"District Sports Officer Manorama Das was caught accepting a bribe amount of Rs 30,000 from complainant Nripen Chandra Dutta, Principal of Dhekial Higher Secondary School, Golaghat," the release said.

Das was apprehended in a joint operation by the directorate and the Assam Police.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, the release added.


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