Spree Of Arrests Of Assam Government Officials As State Sets

Spree Of Arrests Of Assam Authorities Officers As State Units 'Vigilance Traps'

Prior to now week, Assam has seen not less than 5 arrests of presidency staff who had been caught red-handed whereas accepting bribes inside authorities workplaces by Assam’s vigilance and anti-corruption directorate sleuths who’ve began a marketing campaign to weed out corruption from authorities workplaces. 44 authorities staff have been arrested up to now 15 months.

The variety of corruption circumstances the place the vigilance and anti-corruption directorate has submitted cost sheets has gone up by six instances within the final 5 years. Whereas in 2018 solely six circumstances had been charge-sheeted, this yr until August 20, 36 circumstances have already been charge-sheeted in line with vigilance and anti-corruption directorate information obtainable with Bibarud.

On August 26, Assam’s Particular Director Common of Police GP Singh tweeted, “One other one for the day. Sri Ranjan Goswami @ Chanchal, Lat Mondal Karimganj Sadar Circle has been trapped and arrested crimson handed as we speak by staff of @DIR_VAC_ASSAM whereas accepting demanded cash for mutation of land of the complainant. @assampolice @CMOfficeAssam” 

On the identical day, he had earlier tweeted, “Sri Azharul Islam District Programme Officer, Sarva Siksha Abhijan Mission, Dhubri has been trapped and arrested crimson handed as we speak by staff of @DIR_VAC_ASSAM whereas accepting demanded cash for releasing excellent wage of the complainant. @assampolice @CMOfficeAssam” 

Whereas in 2017 solely 9 corruption circumstances had been registered in Assam after traps, this yr until August 20, 23 such corruption circumstances have been registered, authorities information additional mirrored.