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Court Sent Rounak Ali Hazarika Sent To 10 Days Police Remand

While speaking with reporters Rosie Kalita, SP CM vigilance cell said that they have collected many evidence against the DIG.

Court Sent Rounak Ali Hazarika Sent To 10 Days Police Remand

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Oct 2021 2:05 PM GMT

Guwahati: Rounak Ali Hazarika who is a Deputy inspector general (Border) and was arrested of having disproportionate assets, was sent to 10 days of police remand on Wednesday.

While speaking with reporters Rosie Kalita, SP CM vigilance cell said that they have collected many evidence against the DIG.

"For further investigation, we need more time", she said.

Sources said that DIG Hazarika has disproportionate assets of around 164.80 percent.

"It was also found that Raunak Ali Hazarika, incurred expenditure to the tune of Rs. 1,74,12,974 as educational expenditure of his two children till date. International travel history of Rounak Ali Hazarika, has been collected and it reveals that he had left the country and traveled abroad 9 (Nine) times without permission from competent authority," said the cell in an official statement.

During investigation they have also found that huge amount of cash was deposited in two bank accounts including in Axis Bank and in Yes Bank of Hazarika's family during 2019-2021.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG-Border) Rounak Ali Hazarika was on Tuesday arrested by Chief Minister's Special Vigilance Cell in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) case. Hazarika, who was suspended on July 20 this year for his several foreign trips without prior permission from higher-ups, was arrested by a team of CM's Special Vigilance Cell from his Hengrabari residence, sources here said. Based on specific inputs, the Superintendent of Police, CM's Special Vigilance Cell conducted a preliminary enquiry on the disproportionate case of the senior IPS officer.

Finally, a case was registered in the Vigilance PS case No. 06/2021 under sections 13(1)(a)(b)/13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 initiated as per approval of Chief Minister Vide No. U/O No.CMS (V) 07/2021 on October 5 this year.

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