Kanpur: Ten officials of Uttar Pradesh Handloom Corporation were on Thursday booked for their alleged involvement in a seven-year-old financial bungling case to the tune of Rs 10 crore.

In his complaint, HR manager of the corporation, Sunil Srivastava, has alleged that in 2005 the ten officials had bought low-quality handloom clothes worth Rs ten crore without proper quality check and even sold it at low prices.

The case has been registered in Kakadev police station, a police spokesman said. The UP government had alloted Rs 40 crore in 2002 for the Corporation and in 2005 it sanctioned Rs ten crore for buying the handloom clothes.

(Agencies)

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