Guwahati: A police officer and a income division official had been arrested in Assam on Friday in two totally different instances of corruption, officers stated.
A sub-inspector of Patharkandi Police Station in Karimganj district was caught on a hidden digital camera purportedly demanding a bribe of Rs 5,000 from an individual who had gone to the police station with some official work, they stated.
The official was seen getting up from his chair and strolling off when the particular person had tried at hand him a lesser sum of money. When the particular person agreed to pay the demanded Rs 5,000, the sub-inspector returned to his desk and warranted of doing the needful, they added.
The video, which has gone viral, confirmed the sub-inspector demanding the cash as “tea and snacks bills”.
After the incident got here to mild on Friday, the accused was arrested and proceedings initiated towards him, particular DGP (Legislation and Order) GP Singh stated.
In Hojai district, an official of the income division was arrested for allegedly demanding a bribe, as per a press release.
The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption had acquired a grievance towards a Lat Mandal of Hojai Income Circle that he was allegedly demanding cash for processing sale permission in his jurisdiction.
Accordingly, a entice was laid by a workforce of the anti-corruption directorate, and the accused was caught red-handed after he had taken the bribe from the complainant, the assertion stated.
Circumstances have been registered in reference to the 2 incidents, officers stated.
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