Essential commodities Misappropriated : MPP
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, September 24 2011:
The Manipur People's Party (MPP) alleged that the State Directorate of CAF and PD misappropriated most of the food grains entitled to the State by some officials in collusion with local agents.
The Directorate of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of Manipur from time to time released huge quantity of rice for distruibution to the BPL, AAY and APL card holders but most of quantity of rice has been misappropriated by concerned officials, the MPP in a letter to the Director, Central Bureau of Investigation alleged.
The MPP in a letter to the Director, Central Bureau of Investigation, New Delhi urged it to investigate the matter and book the culprits under the appropriate penal law of the land.
The letter addressed to the Director of the CBI, New Delhi Stated that huge quantity of rice were lifted and released for distribution to the public during the period from January 2007 to December 31, 2010 but only ten per cent reaches the beneficiaries while the rest of the 90% was misappropriated by the concerned officials in collusion with local agents appointed by the department.