VO registers case against officials of PHE division Handwara

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Srinagar: Vigilance Organization on Thursday registered a case against officials of PHE division Handwara.
In a statement Vigilance Organization said a case FIR no 13/2018 U/S 5(2) J&K P.C Act P.C. Act Svt. 2006 r/w section 120-B, RPC was registered against PHE Division Handwara.
“Perusing the special audit and inspection report of PHE Division Handwara, it came to light that the officers/officials of Handwara division under a well-knit conspiracy have committed gross financial irregularities by making various payments at exorbitant rates and also violating codal formalities, thereby causing a huge loss to the State exchequer,” VO statement reads.
The statement added that ‘during the perusal of the special audit and inspection report that huge losses have been caused by executing the works illegally/fraudulently and in gross violation of rules/procedures, it reads, “ losses have been caused while making purchases of articles required for the execution of different works.”
A case has been registered in Police Station Vigilance Organization Kashmir and the Investigation of the case has been taken up.