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Trader held in PDS wheat scam

GUWAHATI, June 10:The BIEO has today arrested Paban Agarwala in connection with the PDS wheat scam in Udalguri district. It may be mentioned that six flour mills in Udalguri received 1.3 lakh quitals of wheat during the period 2010 to 2016, and after milling the wheat was to be distributed among nine cooperatives. The charge against Agarwala is that instead of distributing the wheat, he sold it in the open market.