Assam Forest Officer arrested for accepting bribe

Assam Forest Officer arrested for accepting bribe

Assam: DFO, ACF arrested while accepting bribe in Lakhimpur
Vigilance and Anti Corruption caught Lakhimpur DFO Jadav Chadra Nath and Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Jesim Amhed while accepting bribe of Rs 50,000 from a person to release a timber laden vehicle.
 

Guwahati; October 5:  Two Assam Forest Officers were caught red handed while accepting bribe to release a timber laden vehicle.  The Division Forest Officer (DFO) of Lakhimpur in Assam and Assistant Conservator forest (ACF) was caught red handed by anti-corruption branch for allegedly accepting bride on Monday.

DFO Yadav Chandra Nath and ACF Jesim Ahmed was allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1.85 lakh  for releasing a vehicle carrying timber woods.

Both the officials were caught accepting Rs 25,000 each from the vehicle owner. The police have recovered Rs 50,000 from both the accused.