Police in a pre-dawn raid on Saturday arrested an Indian Railway employee and recovered unaccounted cash of more than Rs 2 crore from his residence in lower Assam’s Barpeta district.
The arrested railway staff has been identified as Debraj Das.
Barpeta police arrested Das during a raid at his residence at Gandhi Nagar in Barpeta town.
Police said acting on a tip off, a team of police led by Barpeta DSP Madan Ch Kalita raided his house and recovered the cash during the raid.
Railway employee Das is posted at Bongaigaon.
In a separate incident, police arrested one more accused person from Bongaigaon district in the Assam police SI recruitment scam.
A team of Bongaigaon police and Crime Branch arrested Rupam Das from his in law’s residence at Abhayapuri in Bongaigaon district in the wee hours on Saturday.
Police said Rupam is a close associate of another accused Rubul Hazarika, who was arrested by police from Nalbari on Friday.
Hazarika is a shareholder of Akshay Telecommunication, the agency, which conducted SI examination.