80 sacks of VGF rice seized in Jhenidah

Sun Online Desk

20th September, 2019 12:40:22 printer

80 sacks of VGF rice seized in Jhenidah

Eighty sacks of rice meant for distribution among poor people under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme were seized in Shailakupa municipality in Jhenidah on Thursday.
Shailakupa Assistant Commissioner (Land) Iftekhar Yunus said the rice were allocated for the poor and helpless people of the municipality on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

On information, he conducted a drive and found two rooms where almost 2,410 kgs of rice were stored and then sealed off the rooms, he said.

Municipality Mayor Kazi Ashraful Azam said the rice was kept in the two rooms as No 1 Ward Councilor Nayeb Ali did not receive it before Eid-ul-Azha.