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.