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2 held in connection with multi-crore scam
Staff Correspondent
 SILCHAR, June 22 - Based on FIRs lodged against an alleged scam involving Land Ports Authority of India’s project at Sutarkandi in Karimganj district, police arrested two officials of Karimganj Circle Office and also seized vital documents. Senior police officials informed that the arrests were made following raids at the Circle Office on Thursday. Those arrested have been identified as Subhash Das and Pranit Nath. Police said that the scam involved funds worth Rs 6 crore given by the Land Ports Authority of India under the Ministry of Home Affairs to purchase land for expansion of the Sutarkandi Trade Centre in Karimganj near the Indo-Bangla border. Sources informed that the arrested officials have been taken on two-day police remand after they were produced before the court on Friday.

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