BJP veteran L K Advani on Monday blamed border influx for the on going ethnic clash in BTASD areas. Advani, who is here on a two-day visit, said that its not a group clash. According to him, the problem arose due to large scale infiltration of illegal immigrants. He called distressing that in 2012 these kinds of things are happening. He said that if the situation was not taken care of in time it could deteriorate. His visit follows a fact-finding tour by a BJP team led by party's national general secretary Vijay Goel.
An Assam police team from Dibrugarh grilled Gautom Roy on Monday for a couple of hours in connection with the APSC scam where jobs were sold for money.
Led by SS Panesar, the police team in the Kahiliprar based SB office premises was believed to have extracted statement from the former minister on his alleged involvement in striking secret deal with a section of candidates because of his close association with chairman Rakesh Paul, who is yet to come out of the jail.
Roy allegedly brokered the deal with a number of senior Congressleaders 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.
Sources told Assam Times the probe into the APSC scam is likely to end very soon and the police team is preparing an additional chargesheet to be submitted before the court.
Roy was grilled by the vigilance team last month for his alleged involvement in the multi crore scam in the social welfare department.