Joint Secretary to Assam Govt suspended after arrest for taking bribe of Rs 90,000

Joint Secretary to Govt of Assam Kisan Kumar Sharma was suspended after arrest for taking bribe of RS 90,000.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], November 1 (ANI): The Assam government on Monday suspended a Joint Secretary of the Home and Political department after he was arrested by the sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption for accepting bribe money of Rs 90,000.

Kisan Kumar Sharma, ACS, Joint Secretary to the Assam Government, Home & Political department was “caught red-handed on October 28 while he was accepting bribe money of Rs 90,000” in a trap operation by a team from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption. After that, he was arrested on October 29.

A notification issued by the Home and Political Department on Monday stated that the Assam Governor has placed Sharma under suspension with effect from the date of his arrest until further orders.


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Source: ANI