Assam Police grill ex-minister in APSC scam

GUWAHATI | Feb 27 | An Assam police team grilled former social welfare minister Gautam Roy on Monday for a couple of hours in connection with the APSC scam where jobs were sold for money.

The police team led by SS Panesar, in the Kahiliprar based SB office premises was believed to have extracted a few statement from former minister on his alleged involvement.

As per the information, Roy allegedly brokered the deal with a number of senior Congress leaders to ensured jobs for their candidates for lakhs of rupees. The senior political leader from Barak valley helped Paul get the top chair in the state public service commission.

It is to be mentioned here, Roy was earlier grilled by Assam police vigilance team last month for his alleged involvement in multi-crore scam in social welfare department. (Agency)

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