SMC and R&B officials in vigilance net

SRINAGAR:  Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) Friday registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act against some officials of Srinagar Municipal Corporation and Roads and Building Department into the allegations that one Zahoor Ahmad of Bemina under the patronage of officials of SMC has started a construction on a piece of land at Nawab Bazar Srinagar acquired by R&B Circular Road Project in 1992 and it was also alleged that the accused has converted his residential house into a commercial hub.

During a surprise check by Vigilance Organization it came to fore that in the month of November 2014, Zahoor Ahmad Mir purchased land measuring 2620 sfts under Khasra No. 1325 alongwith  a three storey residential house and shops from one Saleema Movi W/o Molvi Abdul Hai of Nawab Bazar. Zahoor Ahmad Mir converted the said residential house into  a commercial complex and further constructed a single storey shop under the name and style of m/s A.F General Agencies without the requisite building permission in connivance with and active knowledge of the then Chief Enforcement Officer SMC Nisar Ahmad Shah, the then ward Officer Nawab Bazar Mushtaq Ahmad Malik and Sheikh Javaid Ahmad Assistant Executive Engineer R&B Sub Division Syed Mansoor Sahib Srinagar.

A case vide FIR number 4/2016 under section 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C. Act and sections 120-B, 188 RPC in Police Station Vigilance Organisation Kashmir was registered against these officers/officials of SMC Srinagar and R&B Department. (CNS)

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