AGARTALA, Sept 18 � Cash and jewellery were seized during separate raids in the houses of three officials of the Tripura School Education department in connection with a multi-crore school scam, a police official said today.
Documents of several bank accounts, Rs 51,000 and jewellery worth Rs 3 lakh were seized from the houses of three persons yesterday in connection with the multi crore scam in the Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhijyan (RMSA) under School Education department, police said.
The cashier of RMSA Arnab Chakraborty, who had allegedly siphoned off Rs 3.5 crore by forging cheques, was earlier arrested from Kolkata. � PTI
2 sentenced for ganja trafficking
Aizawl, Sept 18 � A district court of Mizoram has sentenced two persons to 10 and half years rigorous imprisonment for trafficking of ganja (cannabis). They were found in possession of 42.5 kg of ganja on October 22 last year. The contraband was valued at around Rs 1.06 lakh in the local market. � PTI