Circle officer of Thelamara in Sonitpur district of Assam – Barenya Ranjan Barthakur has been arrested. 

Barthakur has been arrested by the vigilance & anti-corruption department on corruption charges in Guwahati. 

The accused – Barenya Ranjan Barthakur – had allegedly instructed a Lat Mandal to collect money from land brokers. 

The Lal Mandal has also been arrested and identified as Gulzar Hussain of the Thelamara Revenue Circle. 

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Gulzar Hussain was arrested on September 27 while accepting bribe from a complainant in Guwahati. 

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