Sleuths of the CM Vigilance Cell in Assam arrested eight accused for their alleged involvement in massive GMC scam in Guwahati.
The arrested individuals were identified as GMC OSD Babulal Sharma, cleanliness officer Aafis Ahmed and Executive Engineers Shankar Medhi, Ramakant Saikia, Elleen Begum, Chittaranjan Dutta, and Hiranya Barman.
They also arrested the Director of Dinsan Global Venture, Dinesh Jaiswal in connection with the matter.
According to officials, those arrested, used to extorting money by submitting fake bills for a long time. They would make fake bills in the name of sludge extraction.
After getting information of the illegal operations, officers conducted an operation during which the tainted officials were held.
Meanwhile, officials informed that two of the accused are on the run. They have been identified as Simantajyoti Barman and Tashdiqur Rahman.