VO produces chargsheet in corruption case against ex-tehsildar Kishtwar

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Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Jammu Monday produced Chargesheet in a corruption case against then Tehsildar Kishtiwar in court of special Judge Anti-corruption Doda

A statement issued here said that Irshad Ahmed Butt the then Tehsildar Kishtwar) son of Ghulam Nabi resident of Dool Kishtwar at present H.No.76, Ward No.11, Kishtwar before the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Doda in case FIR No.40/2017 P/S VOJ 5 (1) .

Stating further about the events of the case, statement said that on 06.10.2017 a communication bearing No. Dy.SP/ UDKR/2017/Camp-DBD-02/VOJ dated 06.10.2017 along with complaint lodged by the complainant Farooq Ahmed Kripak son of Abdul Rashid Kripak resident of Village Keshwan Tehsil & District Kishwar was received in P/S VOJ through fax from Dy.SP UDKR VOJ camp Doda for further necessary action.

“On perusal of the contents of the complaint, the complainant has alleged that he had approached Patwari Halqa keshwan for processing the RBA certificates case of his wards for which the Patwari Halqa keshwan demanded Rs. 5000/- from him, but being a poor he denied to pay him such a huge amount and on this the concerned Patwari Halqa reflected the income of complainant as Rs.40000/- per month which was very much higher than his actual income. In this regard, the complainant approached Tehsildar Kishtwar who verified the income of the complainant and found the less income of the complainant than reflected by the Patwari. Further, the complainant has alleged in the complaint that the Tehsildar kishtwar Irshad Ahmed Butt demanded Rs.7000 from him for preparing his less income certificate,” statement said.

Accordingly, a case was registered in P/S Vigilance Organization Jammu. During the investigation a successful trap was laid against the accused Tehsildar, Irshad Ahmed Butt and he was apprehended red handed by the Vigilance sleuths while demanding and accepting the illegal gratification of Rs.7000 from the complainant Farooq Ahmed Kripak.

After completion of the investigation, the case was processed for obtaining necessary Government sanction as envisaged U/S 6 of J&K P.C Act.Svt.2006, in respect of accused Tehsildar. After obtaining the sanction from the competent authority the Challan of the case has been produced against the accused Tehsildar in the competent trial Court for judicial determination. Next date of hearing in the case has been fixed for 24.09.2018.