Vigilance Organization arrests five Education Deptt officials

Vigilance Organization arrests five Education Deptt officials

Srinagar: Vigilance organization Kashmir Wednesday registered a case after the outcome of a Joint Surprise check conducted into the allegations of misappropriation of Govt. money/ opening of Government account by fraudulent means in Education Zone Dangerpora Sopore which revealed that an amount of Rs. 23,19,321/- has been released and withdrawn from govt. accounts against the allotted cost of Rs. 9.99 lacs in the construction of 03 roomed School building under SSA in the premises of Govt. Middle School Rajpora Sopore during the period 2012-13.
The excess drawn amount to the tune of Rs. 13,20,321 has been misappropriated by the officers/ officials of Education Zone Dangerpora Sopore named below by way of abuse of their official position and in furtherance of criminal conspiracy hatched among themselves: Mohammad Shafi Wani, the then ZEO Dangerpora Sopore, Mehraj-ud-din Shawl, the then Zonal Education Planning officer Dangerpora Sopore; Ali Mohammad Mushki, the then Headmaster Govt. Middle School Rajpora Sopore; Rifat Ara, the then Junior Assistant ZEO office Dangerpora Sopore; Zahoor Ahmad Shah Teacher in Govt. Middle School Rajpora sopore.
Soon after the registration of the case, the sleuths of Vigilance Organization Kashmir swung into action and affected the arrest of the accused namely Mohammad Shafi Wani, the then ZEO Dangerpora sopore, Mehraj-ud-din Shawl, the then Zonal Education Planning officer Dangerpora Sopore, Ali Mohammad Mushki, the then Headmaster Govt. middle School Rajpora and Zahoor Ahmad Shah Teacher in Govt. Middle School Rajpora sopore. The further investigation of the case has been taken up. CNS

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