GMC Sludge Extraction Scam: CM Vigilance Cell Gets Mithu Agarwal's Custody

The tainted contractor had been remanded to one-day judicial custody yesterday. From there he was produced before the Special Judge's Court who granted his custody to the CM Vigilance Cell for five days.
Mithu Agarwal's custody has been given to the CM Vigilance Cell in the GMC scam
Mithu Agarwal's custody has been given to the CM Vigilance Cell in the GMC scam

The Assam Chief Minister’s Special Vigilance Cell was on Monday given the custody of tainted contractor Mithu Agarwal in connection with the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) sludge extraction scam.

Mithu Agarwal, whose name had come up during the investigation into the massive sludge extraction scam, was arrested from Bihar’s Supaul district on December 2.

He had been produced before the Supaul Chief Judicial Magistrate the next day who granted the transit remand allowing for him to be brought to Guwahati for further questioning.

The tainted contractor had been remanded to one-day judicial custody yesterday. From there he was produced before the Special Judge's Court who granted his custody to the CM Vigilance Cell for five days.

It may be noted that Mithu Agarwal was one of the main accused in the case pertaining to the embezzlement of funds from GMC by submitting fake bills in the name of sludge extraction.

Mithu Agarwal's custody has been given to the CM Vigilance Cell in the GMC scam
GMC Sludge Extraction Scam: Mithu Agarwal Brought To Guwahati

Moreover, the CM Vigilance Cell had issued a lookout notice against him on November 22 after he remained absconding since the scam was unearthed in October, this year.

Sleuths of the CM Vigilance Cell in Assam had earlier arrested eight accused for their alleged involvement in massive GMC scam in Guwahati.

The arrested individuals were identified as GMC OSD Babulal Sharma, cleanliness officer Aafis Ahmed and Executive Engineers Shankar Medhi, Ramakant Saikia, Elleen Begum, Chittaranjan Dutta, and Hiranya Barman.

They also arrested the Director of Dinsan Global Venture, Dinesh Jaiswal in connection with the matter.

After getting information of the illegal operations, officers conducted an operation during which the tainted officials were held.

Since the matter came to light, several accused in the matter have also been granted bail by the Gauhati High Court.

Mithu Agarwal's custody has been given to the CM Vigilance Cell in the GMC scam
GMC Sludge Extraction Scam: Mithu Agarwal Sent To One-Day Judicial Custody

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