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Ad scam: Publicity director arrested

The police probing the ₹30 crore ad scam have arrested publicity and public relations director Ranjit Gogoi alleging his involvement in it. 

After medical check up in the evening, Gogoi, the Janasanyog director wad brought before the top ranked team of police officers who has been interrogating him. 

“Interrogation is going on. That’s all. Beyond that we can't divulge anything in detail,” said a police officer who refused to be named. 

Gogoi is expected to be taken to a special local  court in Guwahati on Wednesday for police custody. 

The multi crore scam took place towards the fag end of the erstwhile Congress government where a section of officers and advertisement agencies siphoned off the amount showing issue order without any tender.

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