Vigilance books CA&PD officials over money embezzlement

Vigilance books CA&PD officials over money embezzlement

SRINAGAR: The Vigilance Organisation Jammu on Monday registered a case against various officers and officials of CA&PD for misappropriation of huge amount of money.
As per a statement issued here, case under FIR No. 02/2017 under section 5(1)(c)(d) r/w 5(2) PC Act Samvat 2006 and section 120-B,409,467,468 and 471 RPC against Qurban Ali, Tehsil Supply Officer, Reasi, Rattan Pal, TSO, Ghar Singh, TSO, Ghulam Rasool, TSO and Romesh Chander, Storekeeper, CA&PD Department Reasi on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of misappropriation of huge amount by the above said officers/officials of the department.
“The verification has revealed that during the period of 2010-11, ration consignments under different categories viz APL, BPL and AAY have been shown dispatched in excess than the allotted quota to different sale depots of Tehsil and District Reasi on papers only without having actually dispatched the same, as such on account of excess ration, carriage charges have been shown incurred and thereby fraudulently drawn,” the statement issued by VO said.
It said the verification has further revealed that these officers/ officials in active conspiracy with each other and with the ration dealers/sale depot holders by abusing their official positions have resorted to falsification of records thereby have drawn an amount of rupees 22, 84,284 on account of carriage charges of excess quota of ration shown issued to the dealers/sales depots and amount of rupees 50, 26,945 drawn and embezzled on account of excess ration shown released to sale depots/ration ration dealers.
“In this manner, they by acting in league with one another and with the ration dealers/ sales depots holders have caused wrongful gain to themselves and others with corresponding wrongful loss to the state exchequer,” it said, adding, “The investigation of the case is going on.”

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