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Special team formed to nab RDPR official

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A special team has been formed to track down a senior officer of the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, who allegedly misused Rs. 495 crore meant for providing drinking water to rural areas.

The official, V.S. Rayagiri, had parked the funds in his personal bank accounts and misused the interest rates between 2010-11. Based on a complaint filed by the department, the Halasuru police had taken up a case against Rayagiri and two others.

Meanwhile, the police have sought details from the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department to submit a detailed audit report to ascertain the quantum of money misused by Rayagiri.

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Printable version | Jan 23, 2020 8:19:33 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/special-team-formed-to-nab-rdpr-official/article7906931.ece

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