3 held with 650 kg VGF rice in Satkhira

3 held with 650 kg VGF rice in Satkhira

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Dhaka  – Police detained three people along with 650 kg rice of the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) scheme under social safety-net from different areas of Nowapara union parishad of Debhata upazila in Satkhira on Friday morning.The detained were identified as Fazlur Rahman, Asadur Rahman Bulu and Masum Billah, all residents of Nowapara village,UNB News Agency Reported.
Quoting locals, Masud Ahmed, second officer of Debhata Police station, said the local government has just started distribution of VGF rice among the poor people for theupcoming Eid-ul-Azha.However, acting UP chairman Abul Kashem along with other UP members
allegedly sold 55 sacks of rice to one Azgar Ali.Later, Azgar sold the rice to local people.On information, police recovered 650 kg of the sold out VGF rice in 13 sacks from the houses of Fazlur, Asadur and Masum around 11am.Police detained the trio for interrogation.

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