Assam engineer caught accepting bribe

Police caught a junior engineer of the Barpeta Zila Parishad red-handed while taking bribe for allotting Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) schemes in lower Assam's Barpeta district.

Based on the complaint of Jahidul Islam of Ramapara Gaon Panchayat that junior engineer Dillauddin Ahmed has been demanding commission for allotting schemes under the BRGF, Barpeta Sadar Sub Divisional officer Bipul Saikia planned a trap and caught Ahmed while taking money from the complainant, sources said.

In the name of allotting various schemes under the BRGF, Junior Engineer Dillauddin Ahmed had been allegedly taking commission, they added.