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Former Assembly Speaker arrested

Nalbari police have arrested former Asam Assembly Speaker Pulakesh Baruah from his Guwahati based residence on Friday evening. The aitting Trinamul Asom Gana Parishad president was arrested in connection with the the teacher recruitment scam that rocked Nalbari district during 1999-2000. According to information, the Nalbari police led by Deputy superintendent of police, Suren Mushahary, a team arrived in Baruah’s t residence in Guwahati and arrested after quizzing for more than one hour. Baruah failed to turn up and the police took him to Nalbari with his Indica car. Police managed to get all these revelations while they were interrogating an ex -Education officer Amulya Choudhury. The arrest of the former Speaker and AGP veteran assumes significance in the political circle of the state. Some more startling revelations may come up to unearth the scam.
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