Muzaffarnagar: Five clerks at separate sugarcane purchasing centres were suspended, after raids conducted by department team found alleged irregularities in their weighing mechanism here, officials said Saturday.
The raid was a part of the drive against the purchase of under weighing sugarcane from farmers by the sugarcane department. Raids were conducted at four purchasing centres in Muzaffarnagar district.
A team of sugarcane department officials raided different sugarcane purchasing centres and found irregularities in centres at Khatoli, Mansoorpur, Khaikheri, and Deoband, said district cane officer O P Yadav.
Five clerks were suspended for alleged irregularities, he added.