Two Arrested For Accepting Bribe


KOKRAJHAR, SEP 9: Vigilance & anti-corruption team have arrested two forest officials while taking bribe from a person at Gossaigaon of Kokrajhar district on Friday.

According to the vigilance & anti-corruption official, the two forest officials under Kachugaon forest division were red handed at Mongalian Dhaba along the 31 national highway while accepting an amounting of Rs.20,000 as bribe from a person for allegedly disposal of a case of timber seized related case.

Notably, forest department officials seized around two tractor laden logs from Bhawraguri area few days ago and today the forest officials rushed to take a bribe money from a person as demand for disposal of the seized logs. The arrested forest officials were identified as Kamini Narzary and Prabin Brahma, employees of Kachugaon forest division.

The vigilance & anti-corruption officials said that the forest officials have been apprehended while they have accepted bribe from a person.