By Our Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar(Assam),Dec 30: Kokrajhar police arrested two executive engineers for accepting bribe from some tractor beneficiaries for out of turn tractor distribution recently.
Police arrested the duo late last night from their respective quarters in Kokrajhar and remanded them this evening sent in jail custody for a thorough interrogation.
The arrested officers have been identified as Nilkanta Kalita and Sudip Deb, engineers of executive engineers office of the Agriculture department here .
The duo were allegedly involved in accepting bribe from tractor beneficiaries after a video went viral on the social media and accordingly police carried out investigations after a complaint was lodged against them from the concerned department .
BTR executive member for Agriculture department, Ghanashyam Das has ordered an enquiry against the incident and said that BTR government and state government I have been initiating strict steps against corruption in the region.
Police today interrogated the two engineers for several hours and remanded them to judicial custody