Wheat pilferage: Faridkot DC, SSP examine godowns
Faridkot, Could 10
Following the registration of FIR in opposition to 4 staffers of the Warehousing Company for siphoning off 23,000 baggage of wheat ( every weighing 50 kg), Faridkot Deputy Commissioner Ruhi Dugg, SSP Avneet Kaur Sidhu and different senior officers began inspecting all godowns of varied meals companies within the district.
A hearth at a godown of the Warehousing Company, per week in the past had unravelled a scandal of siphoning off an enormous inventory of meals grains by company workers. The district administration, police and company authorities have began a by way of probe into the scandal.
After a preliminary investigation, Mandeep Kaur, district supervisor (DM) of the company, submitted a criticism with the police, alleging misappropriation of 23,000 baggage of wheat which quantity to about Rs 2.5 crore. A prison case underneath Sections 420, 406 and 436 of the IPC in opposition to Ranjit Singh, the shop incharge, and three safety guards — Amarjit Singh, Sanjay Kumar and Tahir. All accused are absconding.