SIC registers case against EE

[ Karda Natam ]
DAPORIJO, Oct 7: The special investigation cell (vigilance) will probe the alleged irregularities and discrepancies in the implementation of various projects by the PWD division here.
The SIC has registered a case on corruption charges, under various sections of the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act, against Daporijo PWD Division Executive Engineer (EE) Tania Raji.
A police team led by Daporijo police station OC, Inspector Token Dubi, conducted a preliminary inquiry into the projects in question, following an FIR lodged by Polo Colony Part-2 chairman Chaktak Nilling.
In his FIR, the complainant alleged that the EE had mismanaged and siphoned off
crores of rupees meant for various projects and schemes in Upper Subansiri district.
During the inquiry, the police detected lapses and discrepancies in the implementation of the projects for improving and upgrading the internal road in Daporijo township, under NLCPR, with a sanctioned amount of Rs 5.35 crore; construction of a warehouse for storage of EVMs and VVPAT machines at the district election office here; and repair and maintenance of the PWD division office to Paksum Colony road here.
The superintendent of police has forwarded the police findings to the SIC in Itanagar for further action.