Assam Police SI scam: Currency worth crore recovered, one arrested in Bongaigaon


GUWAHATI: One more accused in Assam Police Sub-Inspector (SI) recruitment scam has been arrested from Bongaigaon. The arrested person has been identified as Rupam Das, a loco pilot in the Northeast Frontier Railway. Police also recovered a huge amount of cash worth Rs. crore from a house at Borigaon near the Abhayapuri town.

A team of police raided the house of one Tarani Banikya at Borigan who is the father-in-law of Rupam das.

“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.