GUWAHATI, Dec 5: Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Assam with the assistance of Sivasagar Police on Sunday arrested Nobul Islam, sub inspector of Schools while accepting bribe of Rs 15,000 from the husband of a school teacher on Sunday.
The apprehension took place near the residence of Islam at Amolapatty, Nazira, Sibsagar.
The bribe money was recovered from the possession of Nobul Islam, in the presence of the independent witnesses, an official statement said.
Police acted on a complaint lodged by the husband of a school teacher, from whom he demanded the money for being absent in the school on November 17, 2021.
Unwilling to pay the bribe, the complainant approached the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti- Corruption for taking necessary legal action against the public servant.
A case has been registered in ACB PS on 05/12/2021 vide ACB P.S case no. 15/2021 u/s 7 (a) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 ( as amended in 2018) against Nobul Islam, sub inspector of Schools , Nazira Block.