Embezzlement of funds amounting to over Rs 21 lakh beneath the MGNREGA scheme has come to the fore in Nuh district of Haryana with police discovering some job playing cards issued within the identify of lifeless folks.
Police registered a case on Monday in opposition to 9 folks, together with staff of the Panchayat and Irrigation Division and two financial institution officers.
Native villager Sukhbir Singh had filed a collection of complaints to the federal government’s public grievances and Haryana CM window portals, alleging that beneath the MGNREGA scheme in Nuh, funds are being launched to individuals who had died about two-three years in the past.
By making their job playing cards and opening their financial institution accounts illegally, a large rip-off is going down, it was alleged.
On Sukhbir’s criticism, the Chief Minister’s Flying Squad began an investigation and located that officers and staff of the Block Growth and Panchayat Workplace, Indri, and the Irrigation Division made job playing cards of seven lifeless folks and confirmed these individuals working for the Indri and Khedli Kankar hyperlink drains.
The investigation revealed that seven job card holders Bishan Singh, Prakash, Hansraj, Mahipal, Ratiram, Hemraj, Mahendra, residents of Khedli Dausa village, had died whereas two different job card holders Ramautar and Jairam, residents of identical village, had been discovered on responsibility as conductors within the Haryana Roadways depot, Nuh, since 2008.
Throughout investigation, it was revealed that embezzlement of Rs 21,28,651 had taken place by opening pretend financial institution accounts.
The accused included a junior engineer, a subdivisional officer of the Irrigation Division, an accountant and a financial institution official.
An FIR has been registered in opposition to all 9 accused beneath Sections 406 (legal breach of belief), 420 (dishonest), 467 (forgery of invaluable safety), 468 (forgery for goal of dishonest), 471 (utilizing solid doc), 120-B (legal conspiracy) of the IPC on the Rojka Meo police station.
Motion will likely be taken as per the legislation, mentioned Nuh SP Varun Singla.
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