ITANAGAR: Sleuths of the 'Special Investigating Cell' (SIC) of Arunachal Pradesh Police has arrested a former DC (Deputy Commissioner) in connection with a case related to land compensation of the railways, said police said here on Thursday.
Former Deputy Commissioner of East Siang district, Tamio Tatak has reportedly been arrested in connection with alleged disbursement of compensation amount to false beneficiaries for a railway broad-gauge line, informed SIC SP Dr Hemant Tiwari.
Presently, he is in the custody of SIC for the case pertaining to the railways land compensation, Phase-I in East Siang district.
The compensation amount for railways is well above Rs 100 crore.
"The matter pertains to the irregularities committed during the entire process of land acquisition (fixation of land value & disbursement of the compensation) for construction of the 'Ruksin-Pasighat' segment of Broad Gauge Railway line from Murkongselek (Assam) to Pasighat in East Siang district," the SP informed.
Tatak was posted as DC East Siang when the disbursement was done in 2017.
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