Agriculture inspector Gobin Bardoloi detained for illegal supply of materials.

Gobin Bardoloi arrestedGuwahati: An agriculture inspector, Gobin Bardoloi, was arrested by police at Dibrugarh last night on the charge of hoarding and illegal supply of agricultural materials, according to the reports.

According to an official statement, the arrest followed a dictated to that effect by the Agriculture Minister who had ordered a clean-up on hoarding and other illegalities regarding farm materials meant for farmers.

The sources said that Bardoloi was found to be hoarding a huge amount of materials such as chemical fertilizer, pesticide, etc., at the godown of a businessman of Tengakhat, Gaurishankar Agarwala.

The district administration had also detained 5 godowns of the Agriculture Department after finding large-scale anomalies.

It may be stated that there have been reports of prevalent anomalies in the distribution of farm materials with the consequence that those were not reaching the proposed beneficiaries.

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