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Red Cross fund fraud

The district administration here has unearthed a fraud in which in which nearly Rs. 16 lakh has been embezzled from the Red Cross fund. It has handed over the case to

the police for investigation with a request to take appropriate legal action against ‘tainted’ head clerk Sayed Naimul Hossain, who has already been placed under suspension since October last.

“After receiving the written complaint from the honorary secretary of Cuttack branch of Indian Red Cross Society Ms Sanjibita Ray, who is also the District Emergency Officer,

we have registered an FIR under Section 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant) of IPC and started investigation”, informed the local Lalbagh police station inspector Debadutta Baral.

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