CB Registers Case In J&K Bank Job Fraud

SRINAGAR — The Crime Branch Kashmir Friday booked one imposter for duping people of large sums of money over the promise to provide them the jobs in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank.

The CB officials said that they registered a case against a job fraudster who was  impersonating as a Personal Secretary to the Chairman of J&K Bank for deceitfully extracting “huge amounts from the educated youths under the pretext of providing them the jobs.”

The officials of the investigating agency received an order passed by the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Pulwama dated 7 September titled Abdul Majid Kuchay V/S Abdul Majid Mir R/O Kalaroos Lastiyal District Kupwara, along with copies of fake appointment orders, application, list of persons from whom accused has received hefty amounts.

“The order inter-alia reveals that the non-applicant namely Abdul Majid Mir approached the complainant and projected himself as Personal Secretary of Chairman J&K Bank Ltd. He developed friendship with him and induced   the complainant to pay huge amounts in lieu of providing of   jobs as Relationship Executives, Bank Associates and Attendants in J&K Bank,” said an official.

The complainant has collected as much as Rs 29 lakh from 13 individuals hailing from Tral, Pampore & Pulwama area and handed over the  amount to the non-applicant, who after receiving the money provided eleven (11) appointment orders purportedly signed by Chairman/CEO of J&K Bank Ltd.

“Accordingly the  appointees approached the  concerned authorities of J&K Bank for joining their jobs, but  they were informed  that the said  appointment orders have not been issued by the Bank authorities  and are fake and forged, thereby the non-applicant (alleged accused) deceived the complainant and grabbed huge amounts from  him on the pretext of  providing  jobs  to educated youth in J&K Bank in a fraudulent and deceitful manner,” said an official.

The Court order further reveals that the appointments with respect to Relationship Executives, Banking Associates & Peons in the bank is a big racket and the said posts are not being advertised and such appointments are made in violation of established norms/procedures.

Accordingly a case has been registered against the accused Abdul Majid Mir S/O Rahim Mir R/O Kalaroos Lastiyal District Kupwara, and concerned Bank officers/officials and investigation started.



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