Pradhan arrested for manipulation of MGNREGS fund


Imphal: Manipur Vigilance and Anti-Corruption arrested one Pradhan in connection with manipulation of works implemented under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGS) on Friday.

In a press note issued by superintendent of police, State Vigilance and Anti-Corruption mentioned that the arrested person has been identified as one Ningthoujam Ramananda Singh son of N. Babudhon Singh of Thangalawai Sabal Leikai, Kha-Thinungei, Bishnupur district.

It stated that Ramananda is the Pradhan of Kha-Thinungei Gram Panchayat and he was arrested under complaint registered at Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Police station, Manipur.

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During the investigation he revealed that he manipulated the implementation of works executed under MGNREGS, State Finance Commission and 14th Finance Commission in Kha-Thinungei Gram Panchayat for his wrongful fain by corrupt practice in connivance with other officials and private persons, it added.


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