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Govt wheat worth Rs. 5 crore found missing; three employees booked

HT Correspondent  Hisar, June 05, 2014
First Published: 14:26 IST(5/6/2014) | Last Updated: 14:35 IST(5/6/2014)

Three employees of food and supply department were booked for criminal breach of trust and criminal conspiracy after wheat worth over
5 crore was found missing from godowns in Hansi.

The scam came to the fore during raids conducted by food and supply department’s deputy director NK Mittal on Wednesday.

On the complaint of district food and supplies controller Ghanshyam Dass, the police booked inspectors Jaswant Jakhar and Vipin Kumar and subinspector Mahendar Singh under sections 409 (criminal breach of trust) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy). So far, about 40,000 wheat bags have been found missing from the godowns.

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