The Dispur Police in association with the Karbi Anglong Police arrested the Treasury Officer of Diphu on Monday. Amarendra Sharma, the Treasury Officer was arrested from Choudhury Villa in Dispur in connection with the financial anomalies in Diphu Treasury.
Earlier, Sharma was suspended from his post on April 10. He was absconding since then.
Notably, a sum of Rs. 5,56,100 was recovered in Diphu treasury office from the chamber of then Treasury Officer Amarendra Sharma during a raid by Karbi Anglong police. There has been allegation that Sharma had been taking money as bribe to clear the bills.