Srinagar: The verifications conducted by Vigilance Organization Kashmir into the allegations pertaining to embezzlement of funds in Rural Development Department, Block Pampore during 2013 revealed that Pachayat Secretaries/VLWs Block Pampore abused their official position and withdrew an amount of Rs. 7.32 lacs fraudulently from official Bank account.
Bashir Ahmad Wani and Abdul Majid Wani in connivance with a job card holder namely Abdul Rashid Dar S/o Ghulam Mohmmad Dar R/o Chattalam Pampore and others fraudulently withdrew money from Account No. 17177 at Jammu and Kashmir Bank Branch Pampore through three different advices amounting each to Rs. 30, 000/- dated 24.04.2013 Rs.1,5700 dated 09.04.2014 and an amount of Rs. 5,45,000/- dated 12.05.2013 against works viz Construction of P.Bund from main road to H/o Rahim Bhat at ChatlamKonibal, Construction of P. Bund from H/o Rahim Bhat to H/o Rehman Dar at Chattalam Konibal and Construction of P. Bund from H/o Yousuf Sheikh to H/o Ahad Dar at Chattalam Konibal. The latter two works were found executed against on amount of Rs. 85,949/- only where as work construction of P. Bund from H/o Yousuf Sheikh to h/o Ahad Daqr at Chattalam Konibal was not enlisted in the approval list.
The said amount was intentionally transferred to the personal account No. 3921 of the said Job Card Holder, A/c No.5729 of his wife Jameela and some other bank accounts under a well conspired plan. The bank authorities have also paved way of depositing more than one transaction under different job Card Numbers in the bank Accounts of the accused Job Card Holder Ab. Rashid Dar, his wife Jameela and others. The said amount was later remitted back by accused Abdul Rashid Dar in connivance with bank authorities into the official account of Paychayat Secretary mentioned above on 24.05.2013. As such, the works were executed and payments were made through different advices to different Job Card Holders besides payment for more labourers have been found drawn fraudulently than actually shown engaged and some forged Muster sheets were also found prepared to adjust the payments. Similarly some additional payments to the tune of Rs. 29,737 and Rs 77,290/- were also drawn against fake and forged advices submitted to Bank to confer undue benefit to the accused Abdul Rashid Dar and others. Similarly, signatures/thumb impressions put on Muster Sheets were found fake and as such have drawn huge amount by the accused public servant, Abdul Majid Wani, Bashir Ahmad Wani and Job Card holder ab. Rashid Dar
In this way the accused public servants mentioned above have intentionally by way of misusing their official positions put the State exchequer to huge loss.
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