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Two sentenced in Assam PDS scam

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 16:42

Tinsukia (Assam): Two persons were on Monday sentenced to seven years Rigorous Imprisonment for their involvement in the PDS rice scam in Assam`s Tinsukia district.

Tinsukia Chief Judicial Magistrate NS Deori sentenced former Kakopathar Block Development Officer Alizur Rehman Bora and Extension Officer Kshitij Kakati to seven years RI along with a fine of Rs 50,000 each.

The duo were convicted for selling PDS rice, meant to be sold to BPL section at Rs two, at Rs 12-14 in 2007.

First Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 16:42

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