Two Persons Sent To Judicial Custody For Embezzlement

Srinagar: The anti-corruption bureau Thursday produced chargesheet against Bashir Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani, a resident of Kalashpora Babdem Srinagar then posted as MPW (Halqa Konibal Pampore) Rural Development Department Block Pampore (now retired) and Abdul Rashid Dar, son of Ghulam Mohamad Dar, a resident of Lalpora Chatlam Pampore (Civilian Job Card Holder) u/s 173 Cr. PC for the commission of offences U/s 5 (1) (d), 5(1)c  r/w 5 (2), J&K PC Act. Svt, 2006, and section 120–B, 420, 468, 471, RPC in case FIR NO. 45/2015 of PS ACB Srinagar in Anti Corruption Court Pulwama.

A statement issued by the ACB said that the case pertains to department of RDD, which, for upliftment of Rural Areas under MGNREGA, was constructing/executing different developmental works. During the investigation it surfaced that an amount of Rs. 8,39,027 has been fraudulently drawn from official account of Panchayat Secretary bearing account number 18177 of J&K Bank Pampore on forged labour advices  and same was credited into the bank accounts of non-genuine Job Card Holders who are either relatives or neighbours of accused facilitator namely Abdul Rashid Dar. The amount was later withdrawn by the accused Abdul Rashid Dar from the accounts of these job card holders.

The statement said the accused person Bashir Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani, a resident of Kalashpora Babdamb Srinagar under a well knit conspiracy hatched with Abdul Rashid Dar, son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar, a resident of Lalpora Chatlam Pampore (Civilian Job Card Holder), prepared forged labour advice amounting to Rs. 30,000/- dated 24.04.2013, Rs. 5,45,000/- dated 12.05.2013, Rs. 1,57,000/- dated 09.04.2013, Rs. 29,737/- dated 02.01.2013 and Rs. 77,290/- dated 02.01.2013. On the basis of these labour advices, he managed to draw an amount of Rs. 8,39,027/- from bank accounts of job card holders who are either relatives or neighbours of accused facilitator namely Abdul Rashid Dar.

The statement said both the accused were lodged in sub jail Pulwama for judicial custody till next date of hearing that has been scheduled to April 1.

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