PRC Fraud: Govt. Yet to Initiate Probe

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IGP Crime: No directions received from Govt sofar

SRINAGAR: A day after Jammu and Kashmir government claimed that they have cancelled Permanent Resident Certificates (PRCs) issued to 130 persons and have directed Crime Branch to register case against those non state subjects who had managed to get the PRCs, the Inspector General of Police (Crime Branch) Muneer Ahmad Khan Saturday said that they have not received any directions from the government to register case.

While accepting the recommendations of the State Subject Commission headed by Justice ® A Q Parray, the State Govt had ordered cancellation of Permanent Resident Certificates issued to 130 persons.

“The government, after having duly considered the reports of the Commission submitted on 28. 01. 2011, 08.03.2012 and 01.03.2013, has accepted its findings along with the recommendations and has decided that PRC of the persons who have been declared as non-permanent residents shall be cancelled besides initiating consequential action in terms of Rule 8 of JK Grant of PRC (procedure)  Rules 1968,” reads an order No 101-. Rev (PRC) of 2015, an official spokesman had said.

Of 130 persons whose state subjects were cancelled, 111 were declared as non-state subjects. The PRCs of remaining 19 were cancelled because were not issued by the competent authorities.

The department also directed the Crime Branch to register cases against these persons and probe how they managed to get the important document.

“We have not received any directions from the government to register case against anybody in this regard. But if the government forwards the case to Crime Branch we will investigate the matter thoroughly,” Khan said in a telephonic interview.

Commenting over the PMSS fraud, the IGP Crime said, “During the investigations crime branch found involvement of many colleges of other states. In the ongoing investigations we have found that there is involvement of several colleges from outside the state. We have dispatched teams to many states to investigate further and I assure you that who so ever will be found involved in this fraud will be booked under the law.”

It is pertinent to mention here that the J&K government has accepted recommendations of the State Subject Commission and have claimed that it has cancelled Permanent Resident Certificates issued to 130 persons.

“Of 130 persons whose state subjects were cancelled, 111 were declared as non-state subjects. The PRCs of remaining 19 were cancelled because were not issued by the competent authorities. The Government has directed the Crime Branch to register cases against these persons and probe how they managed to get the important document,” officials of Revenue department claimed. –With inputs from the KNS

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