GUWAHATI: A team of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday caught one Prafulla Kr Bora, Lat Mandal of Kaliabor circle office under Nagaon district red-handed while accepting a bribe amount of Rs. 15,000. Reportedly, Bora was receiving the bribe from one Md Nazrul Islam of Barghuli under Uluoni police station. Catch
During the action, the team of the V&AC seized the cash from Bora’s possession besides seizing related files and other documents from the office of the Lat Mandal.
Notably, the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 30,000 for Land mutation for which the complainant was to pay the first installment of Rs 15,000. Accordingly, the complainant had approached the Anti Corruption Bureau in the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti Corruption, Assam and a trap was laid down as per standard procedure vide ACB police station case (No. 23/2018 u/s 7(a)/13(1)(b)/13(2) of PC Act (as amended in 2018).
Meanwhile, the accused has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Special Court on Saturday.
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