Two officials engaged in the mega exercise of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) were caught red handed while accepting bribe for inclusion of a woman’s name in the citizens register.

The two officials identified as Syed Shahjahan and Rahul Parashar were arrested by sleuths of the Anti-corruption and Vigilance Wing of the Assam Police after being tipped off by the woman.

Meanwhile, Syed Shahjahan and Rahul denied their involvement in the case when asked by newspersons.