Wentworth Provincial Park Opens May 21

first_imgWentworth Provincial Park in Cumberland County will open for thecoming park season on Friday, May 21, Speaker of the LegislativeAssembly Murray Scott announced today, May 13 on behalf ofNatural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt. Robert Harrison ofCumberland County will operate the camping portion of the parkuntil Sep. 6. “Mr. Hurlburt and I have met with the community regarding theopening of Wentworth and are pleased to have Mr. Harrison operateit for this season,” said Mr. Scott. “We will be working with theCumberland Regional Economic Development Association and thecommunity to try and determine a long-term solution for thepark.” The park is located on Highway 4 and the phone number forreservations and information is 902-548-2999. The Department ofNatural Resources continues to operate the day-use area of thepark.last_img read more

CBI arrests 2 highranking officers of CGST in bribery case

first_imgNew Delhi: The CBI on Thursday arrested two senior employees of Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) based in Patna for demanding and receiving a bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh. The arrested officers are identified as Chandan Prakash Pandey, a 2016 batch Indian Revenue Service officer and Assistant Commissioner and Mohammed Soaibuddin, Superintendent. The accused were allegedly caught red-handed while accepting the bribe from a flour mill owner, said an officer associated with the case. The officers were posted at the CGST, Patna II. According to sources, the investigative agency is in the process of carrying out searches to collection more evidence in connection with the case in Patna and Jehanabad. According to the initial investigations, the officers had allegedly demanded Rs eight lakh to hush-up proceedings related to the filing of a case against a firm owned by the complainant’s wife and sister-in-law. A deal was brokered that the first portion of the bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh would be handed over to the accused. The CBI officials nabbed the accused while accepting the bribe.last_img read more