CET Scam: Court orders attachment of 7 absconders property

Srinagar: The Special Anti-Corruption Court here has ordered attachment of immovable property of seven of the fourteen accused, evading arrest for their alleged involvement in the Common Entrance Test(CET) 2012 scam.
After declaring them proclaimed offender, judge Mohan Lal Manhas ordered attachment of the properties after hearing an application moved by Crime Branch of police investigating the scam allegedly engineered by the former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer.
In this regard, the court directed concerned District Magistrates—Collectors—to execute the orders of attachment without any delay by or before May 29.
With its application, preferred in terms of section 88 Cr.PC, the Crime Branch has annexed revenue record and detailed report of the properties owned by the seven accused.
A detailed account with survey numbers and other relevant particulars have been given by the Crime Branch.
The accused against whom the order regarding attachment of property has been issued include Mohammad Amin Ganie (Teacher, Zone Anantnag) of Chee Anantnag, Abdul Majid Mir (Pharmacist) in Larnoo Block of Kokernag) of Wandevalgam Kokernag, Fida Hussain (Statistical Assistant in CMO’s office Anantnag) of Kenellwan Bijbhera, Amin Mir son of Habibullah Mir (DFO social Forestry Kupwara) of Gulbrag Colony Hyderpora Srinagar, Hilal Ahmad Shokli of Kralteng Anatnag, Mushtaq Ahmad Kanu of KP Road Anantnag and Mushtaq Ahmad Dar (AEE in USHP 2nd Kangan) of Sandoo Achal.
“The warrants of attachment along with the revenue record and report of Investigating Officer shall be forthwith sent to Executive Officers for execution with the direction that they shall execute the court order without fail and submit the compliance report to this court certifying the manner of execution, by or before next date of hearing onMay 29 2014,” the court said.
So far the Crime Branch has only arrest one person—Jan Mohammad Dar— among 15 fresh accused named in the supplementary chargesheet filed by it.
In all, it has arrested more than twenty persons including the former chairman of BOPEE Mushtaq Ahmad Peer and alleged brokers—Sajjad Ahmad, Haroon Rashid and Farooq Ahmad Itoo.