Assam cop caught red-handed accepting bribe in Lakhimpur, arrested


A team from the Assam Directorate Vigilance and Anti Corruption on Tuesday trapped red-handed and arrested an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in the Lakhimpur district while he was accepting a bribe, a police official said.

The ASI was identified as Dambarudhar Dutta of Silonibari Out Post in Lakhimpur.

He was arrested after he accepted a bribe from the complainant for giving him and his family relief in a criminal case, Special DGP Assam GP Singh informed.

“Today, a Team from the @DIR_VAC_ASSAM trapped red-handed & arrested ASI Dambarudhar Dutta of Silonibari OP under North Lakhimpur district after he accepted bribe from the complainant for giving relief to complainant and his family in a criminal case,” Singh tweeted sharing the pictures of the arrested official.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.