Guwahati : DSP Rakesh Gupta, another prime accused in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) cash-for-job scam surrendered in front of a special court in Guwahati today.
Accused DSP Rakesh Gupta Surrenders
Gupta was absconding since his name being mentioned in the scam. As per reports, he was hiding in Bihar ever since the investigating team started arresting government officials who have been accused of securing their jobs by allegedly bribing then APSC chairman Rakesh Paul.
DSP accused in APSC scam surrenders in front of special court in Guwahati today
It may be mentioned, the Gauhati High Court had earlier declared Gupta as a runaway.
The entire cash-for-job came to light after the Dibrugarh police arrested Naba Kanta Patir, an engineer, from Dibrugarh after they caught him red-handed while accepting a bribe od Rs 10 lakh from a woman doctor against a secured government job on October 27, 2016. Following the incident, a case was registered at the Dibrugarh police station (Case no 936/16).