Junior engineer Achana Rongmei arrested on graft charges in Gossaigaon
Gossaigaon: Achana Rongmei (50), son of Nandu Rongmei, at present serving as Junior Engineer, Kachugaon Development Block under Gossaigaon PS of Kokrajhar district, was brought to the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption, Assam, from Gossaigaon on Wednesday for interrogation. He was arrested at 8 pm in connection with ACB PS Case No. 22/2016 U/S 420/409/468 IPC R/W Sec. 13(1)(d)/13(2) PC Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018).
The brief of the case is that on 20.12.2016, Afsar Ali of Musalmanpara in Kokrajhar district submitted a written complaint at ACB PS Assam, Guwahati, alleging that the VCDC chairperson of Milan Bazar, Gulsanara Begum (38), wife of Abdus Subur Ahmed of village Musalmanpara under Gossaigaon police station in Kokrajhar district had misappropriated money sanctioned for the development of Milan Bazar VCDC area by issuing false job cards in the name of dead persons, untraced persons, minors as well as showing persons from other areas as local labourers and thereby withdrawing money from their bank accounts which were also opened fraudulently by her.
The VCDC chairperson also misappropriated government-sanctioned money without doing the scheme works properly, as per the complaint. In course of an investigation, sufficient evidence was collected against junior engineer Achana Rongmei involved in the alleged misappropriation of government funds under MGNREGA schemes sanctioned for the development of Milan Bazar VCDC area under Kochugaon Development Block of Gossaigaon. He was produced before the special court in Guwahati on Thursday.