VOK produces challan against ex custodian officer trade facilitation center Salamaabad

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Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VoK) on Friday produced Charge Sheet (Challan) against Farooq Ahmad Shah, the then Custodian Officer Trade Facilitation Centre Salamabad Uri in a corruption case.
The Case FIR 01/2017 u/s 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2)J&K P.C Act. Svt-2006, Section 4-A Prevention of corruption (Amendment) Act, 2014 was lodged against Shah. The instant case was registered in police station VoK on the basis of a written complaint lodged by one Naseer Ahmad Dar, a businessman dealing in Cross LoC Trade. The businessman alleged that while dealing in Cross LoC trade via Salamabad Uri to Muzaffarabad which included trade of textiles, etc, the Custodian at Trade Facilitation Centre namely, Farooq Ahmad Shah unnecessarily detained his 6 load carrier trucks and started demanding bribe of Rs. 50,000/-. The officer further did not allow his trucks to cross the LoC and instead threatened to cancel his registration, statement reads.