Handwara: Locals of Handwara have accused roads and buildings (R&B) department of using the material, meant for macadamising the road from Handwara to Durshpora, to repair the courtyards of some workers of a political party.
They said that the road was macadamized in patches and the stretch from District Hospital Handwara to Herpora was not repaired.
They also accused the department of not laying the macadam of standard thickness.
“As per the detailed project work (DPR), the department had to lay 75mm of macadam but they only laid 35 mm, which weathered within days after execution of the work,” said a local.
R&B chief engineer, Satish Razdan said that he would investigate the matter.
“I will investigate the matter and if it was found that the anybody misused the material for personal benefits of any person and work was not executed as per DPR, proper action will be taken against the officers on duty,” Razdan said.