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Two flying squad officials held for allegedly taking bribe of Rs 50,000 in Guwahati

Two flying squad officials held for allegedly taking bribe of Rs 50,000 in Guwahati

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 April 2019 2:09 PM GMT

Guwahati: Gorchuk police on Monday arrested two flying squad members on charges of bribery near Pamohi area in West Guwahati.

Speaking to The Sentinel Digital, the officer in charge, Gorchuk Police, Dhirendra Kalita said, "During a regular vehicle checking, the two flying squad members identified as Dipankar Hazarika and Ali Kamal Hussain had caught a businessman Jahangir Alam with Rs 2.50 lakh without vital documents. After the businessman failed to produce documents, both the flying squad members allegedly demanded Rs 1 lakh from Alam, pocketed Rs 50,000 and asked him not to disclose the matter to the police."

Later, Alam filed an FIR with the police. Based on the complaint the Gorchuk police arrested the duo.

As per police reports, Dipankar Hazarika is posted as a ranger in the Soil Conservation Department and Ali Kamal Hussain as a Gram Sevak.

A case has been registered in connection to the matter at Gorchuk Police Station (Case No 208/19) under section 392 of the Indian Penal Code.

It may be mentioned that the duo was carrying out election a vigilance duty at Pamohi area under West Guwahati Constituency when they stopped Alam’s Hyundai Eon car and allegedly pocketed the amount.

Earlier, for free and transparent conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Kamrup (Metro) district administration had formed at least 12 flying squads, 12 static surveillance teams along with video surveillance teams to monitor the city to check violation of the model code of conduct in the region.

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