JIND: A former in-charge of the Haryana Agro Industries Corporation's Cattle Feed Plant here has been arrested in connection with an alleged scam worth Rs 39 lakh involving missing rice sacks.
A local court today sent the accused to three-days' police remand.
According to police, 2,500 sacks of rice are alleged to have gone missing from the FCI godown on the plant's premises when the arrested accused, identified as Jivan Jindal, was in charge there.
On September 4 last year, the plant's general manager had filed a police complaint that out of 5,34,533 rice sacks stored in the FCI godown, 2,502 were found missing.
The cumulative price of the missing sacks was estimated to be at around Rs 39.62 lakh.
The general manager of the plant had said in the complaint that the alleged scam took place when Jindal was in -charge and one Satnarayan was the store-keeper, police said, adding that cases were registered against Jindal and Satnarayan under various sections of IPC.