School headmistress booked for burying mid-day meal rice
Nagpur: A case of misappropriation of mid-day meal scheme has come to light in the city where a school headmistress allegedly buried 400 kgs rice meant for the scheme for monetary gain.
On getting information that a section of the school management buried rice for alleged monetary gains, police yesterday dug up the spot at the government-aided Bhola High School in Motibagh area here and seized ten buried sacks of 400 kgs rice worth Rs 12,000, meant for mid-day meal.
Following this, a case was registered last night against the school`s headmistress, Kumudi Nandeshwar (56), for criminal breach of trust.
The rice was sent to the school by the government for their mid-day meal scheme.
The school authorities claimed that the rice was not fit for eating.
However, Food and Civil Supplies officials, who visited the school, found nothing wrong with the stuff.
Offences under IPC sections 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant), 426 (mischief) 427 and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) have been registered against the headmistress and school management, police said, adding further investigation was on.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch: Mother beats her infant son in Bareilly, tries to strangulate him
- Women can enter inner sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah: Mumbai HC
- Watch: PM Modi's speech on Transforming India at NITI Aayog
- Mysterious fever claims 12 lives in Noida within 15 days
- Panel discussion on Mumbai HC allowing women to enter Haji Ali Dargah
- Romantic Italian vacation! Love is in the air for Ruslaan Mumtaz and Nirali – See pics
- Bombay High Court quashes FIR against Sussanne Khan
- US asks Pakistan not to discriminate among terrorists
- CMs to make presentation on their ambitious schemes in BJP meet today
- Chilli-based PAVA shells may replace pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir