A case was filed against a union parishad member in Panchbibi upazila in Jaipurhat for his involvement in irregularities in selling rice at Tk 10 per kg to ultra poor under the 'food-friendly programme'.
Upazila food officer Towhidul Islam filed the case against Abdul Khaleque, a member of Aulai union from ward 8 and president of ward unit Awami League, with Panchbibi police station on Thursday night.
Ashraful Islam, officer-in-charge of the police station, Khaleque put the name of the wife of a Jamaat leader on the list of the beneficiaries of the 'food-friendly programme' although she is affluent.
Nur Uddin Al Faruk, upazila nirbahi officer of the upazila, visited the union and found the allegation to be true, added the OC.
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