Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) scam absconder Mofidul Islam appeared before a special judge on Thursday.
Islam was a key aide to APSC main accused Rakesh Paul. Recently, Mofidul got bail from Gauhati High Court.
Earlier, Islam appealed to the High Court for setting aside an order which issued a non-bailable warrant.
Later, The High Court also said, “he should be given an opportunity to appear before the learned Trial Court. Therefore, the warrant of arrest issued against the petitioner (Islam) stands recalled.”
He has been named in Special Case No. 02/2017 corresponding to Dibrugarh PS case No. 936/2016 under Section 8/12/13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 read with Section 109/120 (B)/420/463/468/471/201 IPC. He has been shown in the charge sheet as an absconder.
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