GUWAHATI: In a relentless pursuit of curbing corruption, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption achieved a significant milestone in Assam's Kamrup district. On Thursday, the anti-corruption sleuths successfully trapped and caught Gaon Pradhan Manuwar Islam in the act as he accepted bribe money, based on a filed complaint.
The operation unfolded following a complaint lodged against Manuwar Islam, who allegedly demanded a bribe for issuing a report related to VLMC (Village Land Management Committee) in connection with the class conversion of a piece of land owned by the complainant. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption swiftly responded, initiating a meticulous plan to apprehend the accused red-handed.
Sources reveal that the anti-corruption cell laid a well-coordinated trap, strategically positioning themselves to capture Manuwar Islam in the act of accepting the demanded bribe. The operation focused on addressing the corruption issue at its root, targeting the individual responsible for exploiting their position for personal gain.
This latest incident underscores the commitment of authorities to root out corruption and uphold transparency in administrative processes. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption remains vigilant in its efforts to ensure that individuals in positions of authority are held accountable for their actions.
The accused Gaon Pradhan, Manuwar Islam, now faces legal consequences for his involvement in corrupt practices. This successful operation serves as a warning to others who may contemplate abusing their authority for personal gain, sending a clear message that anti-corruption measures are actively in place.
Residents of Kumarpata and Sotashil villages express relief at the swift action taken by the anti-corruption authorities, hoping that such operations will serve as a deterrent against corrupt practices in the region. As the legal proceedings unfold, the incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing battle against corruption and the unwavering commitment to justice in the pursuit of a transparent and accountable society.