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DIG Raunak Ali Hazarika arrested in disproportionate assets case

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GUWAHATI: The Chief Minister’s Special Vigilance Cell on Tuesday arrested senior IPS officer, DIG Raunak Ali Hazarika in connection with a disproportionate assets case.

Hazarika has been in controversy for visiting foreign countries without taking proper official permission. He was suspended by the government for the said act. After his submission an investigation was started by the CM Vigilance Cell.

DIG Hazarika was an APS officer who got promoted to the rank of IPS during his service and is serving as a DIG in Assam Police.

The CM vigilance team headed by SP Rosie Kalita is collecting evidence at his city residence in Rupkonwar Path, Hengrabari.

As per reports, Hazarika will be taken to the office of the CM Vigilance Cell located at Rupnagar, Guwahati.

About Chief Minister’s Special Vigilance Cell

The Chief Minister’s Special Vigilance Cell (CM’s SVC), Assam is headed by a Superintendent of Police. It has its jurisdiction throughout the State of Assam. The SVC was created in the year 1984 with its Headquarters at Guwahati. The main objective of the creation of this Cell was to enquire and investigate into the special & sensitive offences committed by the State Government officials under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947 (Amended in 1988), offences U/S 406 to 409 IPC, 417 to 420 IPC, 417 to 477(A) IPC and also under Official Secrets Act, 1923, only when referred to by the Chief Minister of Assam.

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