Vigilance registers case against health dept employee for fraudulent withdrawal of salary bills

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Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Kashmir on Wednesday registered a case against a senior assistant of Health department posted in the office of BMO Budgam for fraudulently withdrawing salary of non-existing employees.
A Vigilance statement reads: On the outcome of Joint Surprise Check (JSC) it was surfaced that a Sr. assistant Feroz Ahmad Hakak presently posted in the office of BMO Budgam has resorted to fraudulent drawls of Govt. money on monthly basis under salary head by inflating amount on salary bills meant for disbursement among employees.”
The fraudulent amount withdrawn from the Govt. treasury was credited in the official account of the DDO i.e BMO Budgam and later on credited the amount into the accounts of non-existing employees, the statement added.
The allegations which surfaced during the JSC disclose commission of offences U/S (1) (c), 5(1) (d) of PC Act read with 420, 120-B RPC punishable U/S 5(2) PC Act samvat 2006 by Sr, Asstt. Feroz
Ahmad Hakak and subsequently Case FIR No. 22/2018 P/S VOK was registered and investigation was taken up.
During the course of investigation search warrant was obtained from the competent authority and according search was carried out on 30-05-2018 at the residence of accused located at Chanapora Srinagar, which led to recovery of documents / Bank Account pass Books/ ATM Cards etc, having bearing on the FIR case the arrest of the accused has been affected, statement reads.
Further investigation into the case is on.