DIMORIA: The Guwahati Police Commissioner has transferred Sonapur police station OC Bhaskarjyoti Nath as a punishment. The OC has a complaint against him for demanding Rs 20 lakh from one Hitesh Talukdar against whom there had been an FIR lodged in the police station from the Forest Department. According to the complaint, the OC demanded Rs 20 lakh from Talukdar with the assurance of ridding him of the case. The Forest Department had filed an FIR against Hitesh Talukdar at Sonapur police station on the charge of cutting earth from the Forest area. Meanwhile, the Krishak Shramik Unnayan Parishad (KSUP) lodged a complaint before the DGP and the Guwahati Police Commissioner stating that the Sonapur OC demanded Rs 20 lakh with the assurance of ridding Talukdar of the case. The transfer of the OC by the Guwahati Police Commissioner is a punitive action against him.
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