Malkangiri: The Managing Director of Poteru LAMPS has been placed under suspension over alleged irregularities reported here. The official has been identified as Dhaneswar Patnaik.
He was suspended by Administrator Samal Marandi after allegations regarding the irregularities in procurement of groundnuts surfaced.
Reportedly, the farmers alleged that groundnuts were not procured from mandis. Besides, locals also stated that they seized a truck engaged in illegal transportation of the product.
Administrator Marandi said further investigation into the matter is underway.