Region Two officer held for allegedly collecting house lot payment

Omesh Sasenarayan, Regional Housing Officer for Region Two, was arrested yesterday afternoon for allegedly unlawfully collecting $50,000 for a house lot and issuing a forged receipt.

Divisional Commander Stephen Mansell told Stabroek News that Sasenarayan remained in custody last night.

Stabroek News was reliably informed that earlier this year, a resident paid over money to Sasenarayan to secure a house lot. The man was issued with a receipt prepared and signed by the housing official…..