SRINAGAR: Crime Branch has registered a case against Aftab Alam Bhat of Shivpora Srinagar, Jr.Assistant Forest Department Agrostology Circle J&K, Ghulam Mohammad Khan of Botshah Mohalla Lal Bazar, Agriculture retired Incharge Range officer Forest Deptt, Arshid Hussain Mir of Kralyar Rainawari Srinagar and Mohammad Maqbool Mir of Dhobi Mohalla Batamaloo Srinagar, Sr Assistant Forest Research Division Srinagar under offences 420, 468, 471, 120-B RPC for having dishonestly and fraudulently deceived a good number of unemployed youth under the pretext of providing government jobs to them and after inducing the victims to deliver hefty amounts, have prepared a fictitious list of 102 daily rated workers and subsequently managed its submission before the Administrative Department of Forest for regularization.
Crime Branch Kashmir produced charge sheet of the case against the accused persons before the Honble Court of Law at Srinagar where their bail applications have been rejected and the accused sent for judicial determination to Central Srinagar. (CNS)
Police Bust Fake Appointment Racket In Jammu, 2 Held
Police have busted a fake appointment racket and arrested two out of three members of the gang in Jammu, reports said on Wednesday.
One Damil Sharma of Digiana belt of the city lodged a written complaint with police, stating that Mohammad Qasim Badana, Sajad Ahmed and Jahangir Khan- all belonging to Kashmir, met him and assured him a job in MES as a clerk upon payment of Rs 1.5 lakh, a police officer said.
The trio allegedly took Rs 50,000 as advance from Sharma and rest Rs 1,00,000 was decided to be paid after issuing the appointment order. Thereafter, a fake appointment order was issued to Sharma, he said.
A case was registered at Gandhinagar police station in this connection, he said.
During investigation, police conducted raids at different locations and arrested two accused namely Sajad Ahmed and Jahangir Khan and one is still evading arrest, officer said.
Police have also seized the fake appointment order and joining letter, he said, adding that these fraudsters have allegedly cheated many youths by luring them for jobs by issuing fake appointment orders of different departments in Jammu and Kashmir.
Investigation is on and more recovery and arrests are expected, the officer said. (CNS)
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