• search

Haryana Vigilance probes hafed wheat scam

Written by: Staff
|

Karnal, June 7 (UNI) The onging probe by the Haryana Vigilance Bureau (VB) has revealed wheat worth Rs 7.94 crores has been either missing or destroyed by rains from hafed godowns, a state cooperative service in the state.

Vigilance Bureau S P Hisar, Satya Prakash Ranga today said 41,833 quintals wheat was found missing from Karnal, 31,513 quintals from Kaithal, 1265 quintals from Rewari, 10,711 quintals from Jind, 3,787 quintals from Faridabad and 1,922 quintals from Panipat. Small quantities of the grains were also found missing in Sirsa and Fatehabad distrits, he added.

He said the Vigilance was trying to establish corroborative links between the buyers and the supplies and arrests would follow afterwards. He did not rule out the involvement of hafed's top rung in the scam.

The probe has so far indicted 42 officials of the hafed, including the District Managers and Field Officers, who could have been involved in the scam.

UNI XC HS PR VV1655

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more