Job Card Scam: Husband & wife duo pockets more than 3 crores

October 24, 2017, 1:21 am

Tezpur (Assam) : Sonitpur Deputy commissioner Manoj Kumar Deka on Monday sought an enquiry against the Job Card Scam under Dulabari Gaon Panchyat here in Tezpur police station of Sonitpur district in Assam.


The entire incident come in light when several villagers lodged protests at  Tinmile area of Dolabari Gaon Panchayat  under Tezpur Police Station  for  not receiving their payment in their accounts  . They alleged that the  present  Gaon Panchyat  president  and former President who are husband and wife  have illegally taken  away almost  rupees three cores which were allotted for  Job card holders.


The local people alleged that BDO Gabharu block,  along with ex panchyat  president, and panchyat  president are involved in the scam. The villagers of Tinimile under Dolabari Gaon Panchyat   who are  below poverty line alleged that Rafijuddin Ahmade ex panchyat  president and his wife  Farida  Ahmade  present panchyat  president  have filled their pockets  with their  payments  without transferring  any amount to the accounts   of the  Job card  holders.


Initially  the  panchyat  president handed over the Job Card to them but against these job Card some fake accounts were  opened  in post offices, and  banks  so that they could  pocket  the money.


Not only  the Gaon Panchyat , President. there  are also allegation against the BDO of Gabharu block.who deprived  the poor villagers .


Sonitpur ,Deputy Commissioner ,Manoj Kumar Deka  told South Asia Views   that an enquiry have been ordered  which would be  conducted by   SDO (Sadar ) ,Parijan Bhuyan and     Project director of District Rural Development Authority  Banashree Nath and will submit their  report within seven days .




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