Assam transport department has suspended a district transport officer (DTO) for his alleged involvement in irregularities.

Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has directed the department to place Kumar Sanjib Krishna, DTO and Secretary, Regional Transport Authority (RTA), Darrang under suspension, said an official statement on Thursday.

DTO, Darrang has been suspended under Rule 6 (1) (a) of Assam Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rules, 1964 with immediate effect, the statement added.

Adil Khan, Commissioner of Transport will enquire into the matter and submit a report within 15 days, it said.

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