The Chief Minister’s Vigilance & Anti-corruption Cell of Assam caught two police officers posted at Gauripur police station of Dhubri district on Wednesday evening.

The arrested police officers have been identified as Satyajit Borthakur, officer-in-charge of Gauripur police station and Abu Kalam Azad, assistant sub-inspector of the same police station in Assam’s Dhubri district.

According to preliminary reports, the police officials have been arrested on the basis of complaints lodged by a number of persons before the Chief Minister’s Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Cell.

A team of Chief Minister’s Vigilance & Anti-corruption Cell from Guwahati launched an operation and caught the two police officers red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 1,00,000 from a complainant.

The Vigilance and Anti-corruption team seized the money from the possession of the accused police officers.

“Further investigation is on,” police sources said.

More details are awaited.

Mukesh Kr Singh

Mukesh Kr Singh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dhubri. He can be reached at: mkdhubri@gmail.com