Guwahati (Assam) , Nov 7 : The CBI on Sunday arrested Ashok Saikia, son of former Assam chief minister Hiteswar Saikia, in connection with a 25-year-old alleged loan default case of around Rs 9 lakhs ,reported news agency PTI. .
He was arrested after a raid at his residence situated in Sarumataria area of the city .
The report said the action came after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him for non-appearance in court despite summons.
According to the report , Ashok Saikia who was questioned by the Guwahati team of the CBI, was put under arrest and will be produced in the court on Monday.
The elder brother and Leader of Opposition in the Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia told PTI that Ashok Saikia was taken away by a team of CBI officials in the evening.
(With PTI inputs )