28 Nov 2018
Kejriwal orders suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner
CM Arvind Kejriwal today ordered the suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner over alleged irregularities in ration system, Food Minister Imran Hussain said.
The orders of the food commissioner's suspension have been sent to LG Anil Baijal.
"Last night, we went to a ration shop in Nangloi, and found that the wheat and rice stock was missing, despite receipts of delivery," Hussain added.
Stock was to be distributed in December, said Minister
About "152 quintals of wheat and 38 quintals of rice" was meant to be there (ration shop), Hussain said, adding, he suspected a "scam" in it and immediately sent a report to Kejriwal.
"The CM has ordered suspension of the food commissioner with immediate effect. The order has been sent to LG also," he told reporters.
The stock was to be distributed in December.