Flour scam unearthed, govt officials among nine arrested

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.

Updated: May 07, 2010, 22:48 PM IST

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.

PTI