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Relief scam: 85 public representatives face suspension so far

Published: June 02, 2020 22:54:48 | Updated: June 03, 2020 10:49:20


Relief scam: 85 public representatives face suspension so far

A total of 85 public representatives were suspended temporarily so far their alleged irregularities in cash aid disbursement and relief distribution for destitute people since detection of the country’s first coronavirus case.

According to BSS, 28 UP chairmen, 51 UP members, a zila parishad member, four municipality councilors and one upazila vice-chairman were suspended until Tuesday, reports BSS.

The government temporarily suspended 11 public representatives over relief scam on Tuesday.

Local Government Division (LGD) issued separate notifications on Tuesday suspending four union parishad (UP) chairmen, six UP members and a municipality councilor.

 

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