Assam Secretariat employee caught red-handed while accepting bribe


GUWAHATI: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-corruption cell arrested Assam Secretariat employee on Tuesday for accepting a bribe of Rs 4000.

The accused identified as Seema Devi has been working with the Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes as a Senior Administrative Assistant

Devi was caught red-handed inside the Assam Secretariat campus.

The V&AC also recovered additional Rs 99,000 cash from her bag.

Assam Police tweeted ,”In continuation of the resolve to eradicate every form of corruption, Senior Assistant WPT Smt Seema Devi was arrested today inside Dispur Secretariat, in a trap by @DIR_VAC_ASSAM while accepting a bribe of ₹4000/-.

Additional ₹99000/- was also recovered from her bag.”