The CID of Assam Police has arrested two persons in connection with the multi-crore scam relating to Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities in Assam.

Prime accused Yusuf Ali and Sukumuddin were arrested on Friday from Manakocha village in western Assam’s Goalpara district and Chhaygaon area in Kamrup district, respectively.

Yusuf is the owner of a Customer Service Point (CSP) of the State Bank of India located at Nepalikhuti area of Goalpara, while Sukumuddin is the owner of a CSP of the Bank of Baroda located at Champupara Bazar of Chhaygaon.

Both were absconding after the CID unearthed the scam.

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