Two govt officials, construction firm MD held in Arunachal for road project scam

 Two govt officials, construction firm MD held in Arunachal for road project scam
Itanagar, Sep 8 (PTI) Three persons, including two government officials, have been arrested in connection with a scam pertaining to the construction of a major road in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, a police officer said.

Two senior engineers of the public works department, Tare Murtem and Doba Jini, along with the managing director of Hyderabad-based DRB Infrastructure, Ramesh Babu, have been apprehended over the past two days for their alleged involvement in the scam, Superintendent of Police, Special Investigation Cell (vigilance), Hemant Tiwari, said.

“They were arrested on charges of corruption, cheating, forgery and criminal breach of trust pertaining to execution of the Seppa-Chayangtajo road, sanctioned under North East Council (NEC),” he said.

Work on the road which began in 2008 is yet to be completed.

The SP further said that that a case was registered with the investigation cell…

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