A team from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption cell arrested a Lat Mandal in Assam’s Barpeta district on charges of accepting a bribe.
A team of the anti-corruption cell trapped and arrested red-handed the Lat Mandal at the office of the Baghbar revenue circle office.
A Lat Mandal named Azhar Ali Ahmed was arrested in the operation and was in charge of Bardalni village no. 1 in Baghbar.
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The anti-corruption branch raided the Mandia office in the Baghbar revenue circle and caught the Lat Mandal for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 20,000.
As per sources, the Lat Mandal had allegedly demanded Rs 1 lakh for the land ceiling of one Jadid Hussain of North Sitoli village in Baghbar.
Today, the anti-corruption branch caught the lat Mandal by hand after taking the first instalment of Rs 20,000.
Meanwhile, the sleuths of the vigilance and anti-corruption department on March 22 caught the chief engineer of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) red-handed accepting a bribe on March 22.
The GMC chief engineer identified as Indrajit Bora was caught taking a bribe of Rs 4000 from the complainant.
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