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    Tezpur PWD Engineer Caught Red-Handed While Accepting Bribe, Arrested

    The accused engineer allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 50,000 for approving bill regarding electrical work done by the contractor at Tezpur Executive Engineer PWD office Tezpur, Dhekiajuli PHC and Biswanath Chariali Civil Hospital

    The sleuths of the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested an Executive Engineer, PWD Electrical Division, Tezpur on bribery charges.

    Narayan Chandra Dey was caught “red-handed” on February 28th, 2020 while accepting a bribe amount of Rs 40,000 from an Electrical Contractor, in the office of Executive Engineer PWD Electrical Division, Tezpur located at Rubber Bagaan, Tezpur.

    The bribe money has been seized from the possession of the accused by the ACB team.

    According to the Electrical Contractor, Dey demanded a bribe of Rs 50,000 for approving bill regarding electrical work done by the contractor at Tezpur Executive Engineer PWD office Tezpur, Dhekiajuli PHC and Biswanath Chariali Civil Hospital.

    The Electrical Contractor approached the ACB Police Station and accordingly, a trap was laid. The complainant was to pay the bribe amount on February 28th, 2020 as per demand. Dey was arrested on the spot with the bribe money.

    The accused engineer will be forwarded to the Special Court at Guwahati on February 29th, 2020. House search of the accused persons is being conducted in Guwahati and Tezpur.

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