GUWAHATI CITY

Teacher arrested for taking bribe at Sonapur near Guwahati

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STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Aug 1: A team of officers of Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DV&AC), led by a DSP rank officer caught an assistant teacher of Sonapur Pathar LP School identified as Paramananda Rai allegedly while accepting bribe from the complainant, Md Ali Hussain, who is a handicapped person.

The accused was arrested vide ACB PS case No 17/2018 u/s 7(a)/13 (1)(d) /13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, as amended in 2018, dated 1st Aug, 2018 According to the source, the accused was apprehended red handed while accepting gratification of Rs 12,000 at about 5 pm on Wednesday at Super Market area, Guwahati. The accused by misusing his official position had demanded bribe promising to give job to the complainant and other job aspiring disabled persons. He is reported to be a well known tout, who has been exploiting many disabled youths.