|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, July 2: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today arrested Rakesh Kumar Pargal son of Kanshi Ram Pargal of WNo 13, House No 170, Hospital Road Udhampur, the then Chief Supervisor FCI Godown Udhampur, former Incharge Vigilance Squad in Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs in case FIR No.01/2020.
The arrest was made while proceeding further into investigation of Case FIR No.01/2020 5(1), (c), (d) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act Svt. 2006 and sections 120-B, 420, 467, 468, 471 RPC, P/S ACB registered for misappropriation of Rs 260 crores in CA&PD, Udhampur on account of cost of wheat grains, transportation charges, labour charges, grinding charges drawn on the basis of fictitious and false bills.
Accused in connivance with other public servants and Mill owners, Transport Contractors abused their official position and thereby dishonestly and fraudulently conferred undue pecuniary advantage upon themselves and the Mill owners, Transport Contractors and others .
Accused Rakesh Pargal who was arrested today was chief supervisor of FCI Godown Udhampur at the time of commission of crime, who was initially appointed as daily wager in September, 1984 in TSO office Chenani and remained posted in AD office Udhampur, Chief Supervisor (FCS&CA) Deptt) FCI Godown Udhampur. The official remained under suspension w.e.f 26-06-2009 to 19-09-2012 (Attached with Directorate Office Jammu) for his involvement in case FIR No.06/2009 u/s 109, 409, 468, 471 RPC r/w sec 5(1) (c ), 5 (1) (D), 5(2) JK PC Act Svt. 2006 P/S VOJ now ACB which is still under trial in the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption Udhampur. After the registration of formal case under Anti-Corruption Law and his suspension from Govt. service w.e.f 26-06-2009 to 19-09-2012 he was posted/ appointed in Enforcement squad and Vigilance squad in CAPD Department , which indicate his deep nexus with other accused officials and private persons.