Deputy Director of Horticulture department Krishanu Chakraborty has been suspended for his alleged involvement in fund embezzlement case, official sources confirmed here yesterday.
Based on a specific complaint, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb had ordered a departmental inquiry against the Dy Director.
The Dy Director was put under suspension on charge of corruption and he was asked not to leave station without prior permission from the competent authority.
Chakraborty, who was posted at Kumarghat as Dy Director of Horticulture department was found guilty in siphoning off Rs. 5.22 lakh.In the departmental probe, it was confirmed the Dy Director had siphoned off Rs. 5.22 lakh.