Action likely against 15 Assam police officers
Guwahati: Assam government is likely to allow the police for filing chargesheet against 15 public servants, including state civil service officers, in corruption cases, a source in the Home Department told PTI.
Of the 15, four had been in the rank of additional deputy commissioner between 2003 and 2017 - the period when the cases were filed.
As per rule, the police have sought sanction from the government to go ahead with filing of chargesheets against the officials in as many as 11 corruption cases across the state.
“The government has received requests for prosecution sanctions against some officials. It is under consideration. As the thrust of the government is zero tolerance for any kind of corruption, the necessary sanctions will be issued in the coming days,” the Home Department source told PTI.
Some cases were related to land, including frauds in providing compensation to people during expansion of national highway.