BSS-36 Suspended Narail UP chairman arrested over relief embezzlement

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Suspended Narail UP chairman arrested over relief embezzlement

NARAIL, May 01, 2020(BSS)- District detective police today arrested a
suspended Union Parishad chairman this noon from Kharoria area under Kalia
upazila of the district as a case was filed against him for embezzling
government rice meant for destitute women.

The arrestee was Jarjid Mollah, 52, hailing from Perli union parishad under
Kalia upazila of the district.

He embezzled 40 metric tons and 800 kilogram (kg) VGD rice which were
allotted for helpless women under the social safety net programme of the
government.

Upazila Women’s Affairs Officer’s Office Supervisor Matiar Rahman filed the
case on April 18.

Later, the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) took the matter into cognizance
and conducted further procedures for taking legal action against him.

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