Multi crore Lethpora land scam : Charges framed against accused persons

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Srinagar: Special Anti Corruption Judge Pulwama, V.S Bhou, after hearing the Special Public Prosecutor for Vigilance Organization, Nisar Ahmad Alaqband and the counsels for accused ordered the framing of charges against these accused into multi crore Lethpora land scam.

A spokesperson of State Vigilance Organization said on March 28, 2016 Special Judge Anti Corruption Court, Pulwama, framed charge against sixty accused persons in case FIR No. 37/2010 P/ S VOK. The case pertains to misappropriation of compensation amount of over Rs.  22 crore committed by accused persons in league  with each other and with employees of J&K Bank Branches Lethpora and Awantipora which was  meant for disbursement among the eligible beneficiaries/ land owners of four Lanning National Highway in village Lethpora and other adjacent villages by operating accounts of Collector Land Acquisition National Highway through which all the fraudulent drawals by resorting to manipulation of records through dubious means with criminal intent to misappropriate the compensation amount have dishonestly been made.

“The investigation of the case was completed by Vigilance Organization as proved and charge-sheet was produced against accused persons including Adil Rashid Naqash, the then Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, (Collector Land Acquisition National Highway) and others, on 28-04-2015.  The Special Anti Corruption Judge Pulwama, V.S Bhou, after hearing the Special Public Prosecutor for Vigilance Organization, Nisar Ahmad Alaqband and the counsels for accused ordered the framing of charges against these accused,” the spokesperson of SVO said. (PTK)

 

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