Assam Cash-for-jobs scam: APSC member Basanta Doley falls in police dragnet

GUWAHATI: It is like a deck of cards falling as Assam Police apprehended another member of Assam Public Service commission (APSC), Dr Basanta Kumar Doley in connection with alleged corruption in the organization.

While speaking to newsmen a senior Assam Police official said, “We have been interrogating Doley since morning. After we got sure of his involvement in the scam, we have arrested him.”

The police will produce Doley in the court on Tuesday and will seek 14 day’s judicial remand.

Earlier top members within the APSC Chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul, its member Samedur Rahman and Assistant Controller of Examinations of APSC Pabitra Kaibarta were arrested going down like nine pins.

After the arrest of Paul, Doley had allegedly set ablaze a huge quantity of paper and told media that he had asked to burn non-official papers lying in his room to prevent breeding of dengue mosquitoes.

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