BIEO workforce seizes 6415 quintals of PDS/TPDS rice in higher Assam
DIBRUGARH: The Bureau of Investigation (Financial Offences) (BIEO) workforce carried out a raid in MS Laruah Samabai Samiti Ltd Ashapur at Barbaruah in Dibrugarh and seized 4450 quintals of PDS/TPDS rice.
Primarily based on public complaints the BIEO despatched a gaggle of officers beneath Superintendent FCS&CA Dilip Kumar and Deputy S.P. Indrajit Chakraborty and employees officers to conduct raids in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia District on Monday.
An identical raid was carried out in M /s Tipuk SS Ltd at Rupaisaiding beneath Doomduma police station and seized 1955 quintal of PDS/TPDS rice.
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The BIEO seized a complete of 6415 quintals of PDS/TPDS rice for non-maintenance of accounts and malpractices. On this connection, additional investigation is occurring.
Sources mentioned such malpractices have been nonetheless occurring in some honest worth retailers. Lots of the store homeowners are promoting PDS/TPDS rice in retail retailers secretly.
“The federal government has been distributing free rice to BPL folks however the honest worth store homeowners are promoting the free rice to the retail retailers and the identical rice was bought by the folks. It ought to be correctly investigated,” the supply added.
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“The PDS rice is supposed for poor folks and beneath this technique the Under Poverty Line(BPL) folks get rice. However such malpractice by the honest worth retailers will deprive the beneficiaries. The involved division ought to examine the matter to examine corruption on PDS objects,” mentioned a supply.