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Raid at Dibrugarh DTO staff’s flat led to recovery of Rs 9.3 lakh

ByRajib Dutta

Oct 20, 2022 #Dibrugarh

Raid by sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption at the residence of Dibrugarh District Transport Office (DTO) junior assistant Ditimoni Gogoi on Wednesday night led to the recovery of Rs 

9,30,500 in cash. Earlier in the day, Gogoi was arrested by a team of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption after a broker was caught red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 700 from a person allegedly on her behalf for facilitating offline payment of road tax. The broker identified as Pankaj Saikia was also arrested along with the head assistant.

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption team on Thursday also raided the house of Pankaj Saikia located at Dibrugarh’s Tengakhat area. During the raid, several documents were seized from his residence. Among the seized items were 8 driving licences issued from Dibrugarh district transport office, 3 driving licences issued from Lakhimpur district transport office, 4 registration certificates issued from Dibrugarh district transport office, 1 registration certificate issued from Kamrup (Metro) district transport office, 7 ownership transfer forms, 7 pollution certificates, 3 applications for the issue of duplicate registration certificate of Dibrugarh district transport office, 6 driving licence renewal form of Dibrugarh district transport office, 5 vehicle insurance certificates, 4 application forms for learner licence of Dibrugarh district transport office, 16 online payment receipts of Dibrugarh district transport office, 19 fine/penalty/additional fees receipt of Dibrugarh district transport office, 1 learner licence and 1 court affidavit.

Interrogation of both accused are underway to unearth more information.  

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