Union minister’s kin, political bigwig’s relatives in Assam police net
Guwahati, Nov 10 (UNI) A Union minister’s kin, a former state minister’s son, a niece of another former state minister and a family member of a party’s state women’s wing chief – they are among the 25 officers of civil, police and allied services of Assam who are either in police net or absconding in the ‘cash-for-job’ scam in Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).
Out of the 25 suspects so far, 18 have already been arrested and are in police custody, while another three surrendered today.
Among the officers who surrendered today is Sunayana Aideo, a close relative of MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain of the BJP.
Gitali Doley, a close relative of a former Congress minister of Assam Sumitra Doley Patir, also surrendered before police today. Ms Patir is currently a member of the ruling BJP party in the state.