Forum alleges financial irregularities

ITANAGAR, Aug 23: All Arunachal Pradesh People’s United Forum has demanded strict action against the then executive engineer of the Namsai electrical division for his alleged involvement in financial irregularities during his tenure from December 2015 to June 2018.
In a representation to the chief minister on 20 August, the forum alleged that the EE had misappropriated over Rs 1 crore under the ‘Downstream 33 kv double circuit line from I32/33 kv power grid substation in Khoroliang to 33 kv substation at Power House, Tezu’ scheme.
It also alleged that the EE had opened a savings account in the name of EE, Namsai electrical division, at the ICICI bank in Segunbari in Assam without government approval and misappropriated a huge amount of government money. He had been operating it since 2017, the forum added.
Citing various complaints lodged against the then EE, the forum also alleged that during his tenure as Deomali electrical division EE, he had misused his official power and misappropriated a huge amount of public money.
Similar complaints were lodged against the EE to the chief secretary, the superintendent of police (SIT), the police headquarters, and the vigilance commissioner.