Addl director fisheries arrested in graft case
IMPHAL, 12th Oct: A special team of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption PS led by its deputy SP AK Sadananda has arrested additional director of fisheries department H Biramani on Friday in connection with misappropriation of government fund to the tune of Rs 1.27 crore.
Biramani was arrested from Naoremthong Laishram Leirak area at about 4 pm on Friday. The vigilance team also seized two .32 pistols with six magazines and 84 live rounds, gold ornaments weighing about 48 sans, Rs 3,06,640 cash and two mobile handsets from his possession. Acting on a complaint, the state vigilance commission initiated preliminary enquiry in June this year into the allegations against him regarding misappropriation of a huge amount of government fund sanctioned and released during 2017-18 for various works executed by contractors, suppliers and agencies.