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Assam: Contractor of Labour department arrested in connection with multi-crore rupees scam

Assam: Contractor of Labour department arrested in connection with multi-crore rupees scam

India Blooms News Service | | 08 Nov 2017, 05:22 pm

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IBNS) : The sleuths of Assam Chief Minister’s vigilance on Wednesday arrested a contractor in connection with the multi-crore rupees scam in Labour department, which took place in the previous Congress regime. 

A top official of the investigating agency said that following directive by Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, CM vigilance had registered a case (no 9/2017) in connection with Rs 121 crore scam in the Labour department took place during 2013-16.

On Wednesday, the investigating agency had arrested a contractor named Priangsu Boiragi and produced him before a local court in Guwahati.

The top official said that, CM vigilance has also registered case against erstwhile Commissioner of Labour department Sohan Doley and Director Gautam Baruah.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)