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2 Bhutan Nationals arrested for embezzling money from farmers in Assam

First Published: 22nd March, 2023 19:57 IST

For at least a year, the accused did not pay the dues of the farmer

At least two Bhutan nationals were arrested on Wednesday for embezzling money from farmers in Guwahati, Assam.

Police arrested the two Bhutan nationals who are alleged to have embezzled money worth lakhs from the farmers.

The accused were identified as Darji Bungsu and Sering Pengo.

As per the accused, they are not at fault as their CEO holds the entire business.

At first, the Bhutan nationals bought Assam-produced rice at a reasonable price and later they bought from different parts of the state, however, did not pay the money.

For at least a year, the accused did not pay the dues of the farmer.

The exact amount of money that has been embezzled is yet to be determined.

The police are currently investigating the matter and further details are awaited.

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