Flour scam unearthed, govt officials among nine arrested
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Last Updated: Friday, May 07, 2010, 22:48
Srinagar: Nine persons, including four government employees, were arrested as police unearthed a flour scam in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.

The arrests were made after investigations revealed that employees of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) Department in collaboration with Fair Price Shop owners misappropriated 90 quintals of flour earmarked for the distribution in Lar and Safapora areas of Ganderbal, a police spokesman said.

He said during the course of investigation it surfaced that 90 quintals of flour meant for public distribution was swindled and misappropriated and was not distributed among the public.


First Published: Friday, May 07, 2010, 22:48

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