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Irrigation Dept Secy arrested for corruption
Staff Reporter
 GUWAHATI, March 28 - Sleuths of anti-corruption and vigilance wing today arrested Kujendra Doley, Secretary, Irrigation Department, for allegedly accepting bribe from a contractor at his office in the State Secretariat.

Doley was caught red-handed while accepting the first instalment of the bribe amount demanded. “He was caught while he was accepting Rs 15,000 as the first instalment. He had demanded Rs 80,000 to clear the bill due to the contractor in question,” sources said.

The investigating agency also carried out searches both in his Secretariat (Janata Bhawan) office and residence located at Six Mile area and cash worth a sizeable amount has been reportedly recovered.

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