Inspector booked for bungling 1,800-qtl wheat

Inspector booked for bungling 1,800-qtl wheat



Tribune Information Service

PK Jaiswar

Amritsar, September 17

The Amritsar rural police have booked a suspended inspector of the District Meals and Civil Provide Division for allegedly bungling round 1,800 quintals of wheat meant for economically weaker sections of society beneath the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana and the Nationwide Meals Safety Act.

He was booked following a probe performed by Assistant Meals and Civil Provide Officer (AFSO) Mohanjit Singh.

Probe by Asst Meals & Civil Provide Officer

  • Inspector of the District Meals and Civil Provide Division has been booked following a probe performed by Assistant Meals and Civil Provide Officer (AFSO) Mohanjit Singh.
  • Nonetheless, one other investigation was performed by a four-member workforce of the Chief Vigilance Committee (CVC) of the division within the alleged misappropriation.
  • The workforce has reportedly submitted its report back to larger authorities for additional mandatory motion. The misappropriated wheat was to be distributed from January 2022 to March 2022

Nonetheless, one other investigation was performed by a four-member workforce of the Chief Vigilance Committee (CVC) of the division within the alleged misappropriation. The workforce has reportedly submitted its report back to larger authorities for additional mandatory motion. The misappropriated wheat was to be distributed from January 2022 to March 2022.

Now, the police have booked Heera Chohan, supervisor of the Gumtala distribution centre of the division. A case beneath Sections 409 (Legal breach of belief by public servant and 420 (Dishonest) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered towards the accused.

In her grievance to the police, Sanyogita, District Meals and Civil Provide Controller (DFSC), stated by way of some sources she got here to know that the wheat meant for poor households for distribution between January and March was being bungled. She stated she requested Mohanjit Singh, AFSO, Verka, beneath whose jurisdiction the Gumtala distribution centre falls, to research the matter.

He submitted his report on August 16 through which he reportedly discovered the accused responsible of pilferage of wheat.

In addition to directing the AFSO, the DFSC had additionally written to larger authorities for holding a probe into alleged bungling. Following this, the division shaped a four-member CVC, which visited Amritsar earlier this month. The workforce visited the godowns and likewise recorded the statements of the ration depot holders.

An official wishing not be named stated through the probe it was discovered that round 1,800 quintals of wheat was lifted from godowns for distribution and slips have been issued after taking depot holders into confidence. Nevertheless, it by no means reached the beneficiaries.

Swapan Sharma, SSP, Amritsar rural police, stated an investigation could be carried out by the police after the registration of a case on this connection. Efforts have been on to nab Heera Chohan who went underground when the bungling got here to mild.





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