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Corruption Crackdown: Assam’s Vigilance Apprehends Block Development Officer

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption in Assam successfully apprehended Sahar Ali Sikdar, a Block Development Officer (BDO) in Goalpara district, for his involvement in a bribery scandal. Sikdar allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 30,000 for clearing pending bills, but was caught red-handed accepting Rs 5000. This operation underscores Assam’s commitment to fighting corruption and upholding transparency in governance. While corruption remains a persistent issue, such actions serve as a beacon of hope, demonstrating law enforcement’s determination to combat corrupt practices. It’s essential for comprehensive investigations to proceed to ensure justice and to implement stricter anti-corruption measures.

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