ACMF alleges misuse of power by Mebo MLA

PASIGHAT, Sept 12: The Anti-Corruption Movement Forum (ACMF) of Pasighat has alleged Mebo MLA, Lombo Tayeng of misusing his power and position in getting contract works in the names of his wife, son and family members, thereby embezzling crores of rupees meant for various developmental schemes and projects in Mebo Sub-division.
Armed with official information obtained through RTI, ACMF President Shoney Pertin and General Secretary Omuk Aje alleged that construction work worth Rs 1.70 crore in PWD was awarded to RT Enterprise owned by the MLA’s wife, and many heavy construction works were given to the MLA’s son, under MLA Tayeng’s political intervention.
Apart from this, many contract works amounting to Rs 14.7 crore in various departments, including PWD, RWD and WRD, were also awarded to the MLA’s son, flouting all laid down norms, the Forum claimed.
The Forum also decided to file a Public Interest Litigation in Gauhati High Court against MLA Tayeng for his alleged corrupt practices.