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FIR against Uttarakhand CM's OSD in corruption case

ANI  |  Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] 

A case of corruption has been registered against JC Khulbe, the on Special Duty (OSD) attached with Chief Minister on the orders of of Dehradun on Wednesday.

is accused of impropriety of public money amounting to Rs 70 lakh, which is meant for central schemes.

In a case pertaining to scam in the Agricultural department of the state government, the (CJM) of Dehradun Manindra Kumar Pandey has issued relevant orders for registering a case against the OSD and one other officer, Omveer Singh, of the agriculture department.

It is alleged that in 2015, Khulbe, who was at the time, had misappropriated public funds to the tune of Rs 70 lakh meant for the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), a central government scheme. The CJM considered these charges as grievous and ordered the registration of an FIR against both the officials.

is accused of misappropriating lakhs of public money in connivance with Gram Pradhans and other officials.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:40 IST