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Recently, the Special Investigation Cell (SIC) arrested Nacho Public Works Department (PWD) Division Executive Engineer (EE), Tare Murtem in connection with the Seppa-Chayang Tajo NEC road scam.

As informed by the Director General of Police (DGP), RP Upadhyaya, the apprehended has been sent for remand to 14 days in police custody.

Although sources in the SIC confirmed the report, but the DGP did not share any further details regarding the same.

It is pertinent to mention here that Murtem was arrested in connection with SIC (Vig) Case No 2/21 u/s 120 (b) 420/465/471/409 IPC, read with Section 13 (1) (c) (d) 13 (2) PC Act.

According to official reports, Murtem was one of the Executive Engineers (EEs) posted at the Chayang Tajo PWD division.

This PWD sector implemented the Seppa-Chayang Tajo NEC road in East Kameng district.

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