|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
JAMMU, Jan 21: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case of misappropriating of an amount of Rs 26,90,985 dishonestly and fraudulently against non-existence and lesser executed works in Block Warwan, District Kishtwar against officials of Rural Development Department (RDD) and few beneficiaries.
The case was registered under FIR No. 01/2021 u/s 5(1)(c), 5(1)(d) r/w Section 5(2) of J&K Prevention of Corruption Act Svt. 2006 & sections 120-B, 420, 467, 468 & 471 RPC against the then officers/officials of RDD, Block Warwan namely Syed Tariq Suharwardhy S/o M.A Suharwardhy R/o near JK Bank Doda, Tehsil & District Doda the then BDO Block Warwan, Riaz Ahmed Lone S/o Abdul Gaffar Lone R/o Near HSS School Yourda, Tehsil Marwah District Kishtwar the then BDO Block Warwan, Ashok Kumar S/o Roop Kumar R/o Village Pochhal Tehsil & District Kishtwar AEE, REW Kishtwar, Haroon Rashid S/o Abdul Rashid R/o Village Huller Kishtwar the then Technical Assistant Block Warwan, beneficiaries namely Mohd Rajab Rather S/o Jamal Rather R/o Aftee Tehsil Warwan District Kishtwar, Ghulam Qadir Rather S/o Habib Rather R/o Aftee Tehsil Warwan District Kishtwar, Mohd. Farooq Hajam S/o Ab Aziz Hajam R/o Inshan Tehsil Marwah District Kishtwar, Wali Mohd Lone S/o Ab Aziz Koka R/o Aftee Tehsil Warwan District Kishtwar, Shabnam Farooq D/o Farooq Ahmed R/o Inshan Tehsil Marwah District Kishtwar and others.
The instant case was registered on the basis of a Joint Surprise Check conducted into the allegations that officers/officials of Rural Development Department Block Warwan District Kishtwar, beneficiaries and others during the year 2019 misappropriated an amount of Rs. 26,90,985 dishonestly and fraudulently against non-existence and lesser executed works in Block Warwan, District Kishtwar.
Searches were also conducted after obtaining search warrant from the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Doda teams in the houses of accused public servants at Doda and Kishtwar. Further investigation of the case is going on.