GUWAHATI, April 6 - A team of the Chief Minister�s Vigilance Cell today questioned Ranjit Gogoi, Director of the Directorate of Information and Public Relations, here today in connection with a complaint pertaining to misutilisation of funds worth more than Rs 30 crore.
The five-member team is inquiring into the alleged misutilisation of funds during the Congress rule, especially towards the end of the third tenure of former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
Sources said that a huge amount of money were misutilised during the �Vision Assam, Mission Assam� programme of the erstwhile Congress government as part of which a number of advertising agencies were also roped in.
The vigilance team members during its nearly two hours stay at the DIPR office perused a number of documents and questioned the officials, including its Director.
A notice was also issued by the vigilance cell on March 22 asking the DIPR office to furnish a detailed report on the expenses.
When contacted, Additional Director General of Police (CM�s Vigilance Cell) Jyotirmoy Chakravarty said an inquiry into the allegation has just begun.