Srinagar: Vigilance Organization, Jammu in a statement said on Thursday that they have arrested Sher Singh S/O Shri Mahantu R/O Sangdhar District Reasi, then Naib Tehsildar Revenue Department in case FIR No.11/2014 P/S VOJ U/S 5(1)(e) r/w section 5 (2) J&K P.C Act Svt. 2006 registered in P/S VOJ.
The accused Sher Singh according to the statement during his posting as Naib Tehsildar, Katra had accumulated huge moveable and immoveable assets worth lacs of rupees during the period of his postings as Patwari-Girdawar and Naib Tehsildar.
The assets includes two houses one at Reasi and the other at Katra, two shops at Katra, four story under construction building at Rehari, several kanals of land at different places. The accused has also invested huge amounts in the banks and has made donations and other expenditures in crores of rupees, the statement said.
As per the statement the assets acquired by the accused Naib Tehsildar are disproportionate to his known sources of income.
During investigation, the accused has failed to give proper accountability of the assets moveable and immoveable held in his name and in the name of his family members and is not revealing the real facts from the source of money from which he has raised such huge assets.
In order to ascertain the ground reality for raising such huge assets by the accused he has been arrested for sustained questioning by the investigating agency, the statement said.