GUWAHATI: A BJP member was arrested on Saturday for allegedly duping individuals on the pretext of supplying them positions in several departments of the Assam government, law enforcement reported.

The Crime Department of Guwahati Police registered a situation on Friday for fraud and other relevant fees, and detained the saffron bash activist, they mentioned.

“His name is Rajeev Parashar and he was arrested this morning. He applied to gather cash from candidates, assuring them of giving jobs in different govt departments,” a senior law enforcement officer explained to PTI.

A workforce of law enforcement personnel also recovered some documents and digital evidence from his possession, he stated.

“Investigation is on. Much more specifics can not be offered at this instant,” he said.

One more senior law enforcement officer claimed the BJP member was allegedly included in the controversial recruitment in the condition Panchayat and Rural Enhancement Department.

The office had performed an evaluation in May perhaps 2018 to recruit folks for 945 posts at distinct ranges.

The opposition has been attacking the BJP-led government given that then, alleging irregularities and corruption in the recruitment process, but it denied all fees.

The Sarbananda Sonowal govt is also embroiled in a work fraud in the Assam Law enforcement.

So much, numerous businesses of the point out police have arrested 52 men and women, which include retired DIG Prasanta Kumar Dutta, senior law enforcement officer Kumar Sanjit Krishna, the brother of Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, and BJP chief Diban Deka who was later on expelled from the celebration, in link with the law enforcement exam paper leak fraud.

On September 20, the query paper of the composed examination for 597 posts of unarmed sub-inspectors in the Assam Law enforcement acquired leaked and the Point out Amount Law enforcement Recruitment Board (SLPRB) cancelled the examination minutes immediately after it experienced commenced.

Chief of Opposition in Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia on Friday accused the BJP of operating a “position syndicate in numerous government departments” and demanded an enquiry by a sitting choose of the Gauhati High Court docket into all recruitments created in the past 4-and-50 % several years.