Assam Police SI scam: Cash worth crore recovered at Abhayapuri


GUWAHATI: Sensation prevailed at Abhayapuri in Bongaigaon district after a huge amount of cash was recovered from a house on Saturday morning. A team of police raided the house of one Tarani Banikya at Borigan and recovered the cash amounting to crore.

Tarani Banikya is the father-in-law of one Rupam Das who has been arrested from Bongaigaon in connection with the Assam Police Sub-Inspector (SI) recruitment scam. Rupam Das is a loco pilot in the Northeast Frontier Railway.

 “Police has been raiding here since 4 AM. We have come to know that wife of Rupam Das is not cooperating with the police. Rupam is a friend of Rubul Hazarika,” said Bikram Ranjan Roy, a local journalist.

Rubul Hazarika, one of the accused in the recruitment scam was arrested from Nalbari on Friday. He was associated with Akshay Telecommunication of Bongaigaon, the company which got the sub-contract to conduct the written scam.