Chief Minister Special Vigilance Cell has arrested ten persons on charges of their involvement in the cash-for-job scam in Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL).

Sleuths of CM’s Special Vigilance Cell on Friday conducted a search operation at four areas in Guwahati city and arrested at least 10 persons in connection with the case.

Officials said three persons were arrested from the Jalukbari area, four from Basistha area, one from Chandmari area and two persons were picked up from Dispur area of the city.

APDCL OSD Dipankar Dhingiya was among the ten arrested persons.

Dipankar has been working as an officer on special duty at the APDCL since 2006.

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