Hailakandi police has arrested the block growth officer (BDO) of Katigorah for his alleged involvement in misappropriation of the funds allotted beneath the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Act (MGNREGA).

Police arrested BDO Suja Hussain Mazumder on Saturday evening from his residence in Katigorah on the premise of a primary data report (FIR) filed with Katigorah police station by the chief govt officer (CEO) of Zilla Parishad L Faireim.

It’s learnt that many extra skeletons are more likely to tumble out from the cabinet.

The alleged rip-off has taken place at Shalchapra and Banskandi blocks beneath Cachar district, police sources stated.

Northeast Now has learnt that errant officers are siphoning off funds within the garb of offering faux job playing cards and financial institution accounts for fairly some time.

Nonetheless, police sources have additionally stated that Mazumder is a mere pawn on this rip-off.

There are lots of huge scamsters which they consider will fall into their dragnet very quickly.

Extremely positioned sources have advised Northeast Now that just a few months again the CEO of Zilla Parishad began an inquiry.

A committee was additionally fashioned and it found that gross anomalies have taken place at Tarinipur, Fulbari, Dudhpur and Ganigram areas.

“That is undoubtedly an enormous rip-off. We’ve began our investigation. We hope that the BDO will give us few leads. It can definitely assist us to hint out his different companions on this crime,” stated the officer-in-charge of Katigorah police station, Manoj Narzary.

“We took the accused to the block growth workplace on Sunday. We discovered few paperwork. Actually, we’ve got additionally requested the division for few extra paperwork.

“We’re analyzing every doc very minutely. At this level of time, will probably be inappropriate on our half to reveal extra particulars about this case. I can solely guarantee you that each one the culprits shall be delivered to guide,” he added.

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