298 J&K govt officials booked for corruption

As many as 137 graft cases have been registered against nearly 300 Jammu and Kashmir government officials in the past two years.

Last Updated: Mar 27, 2012, 18:42 PM IST

Jammu: As many as 137 graft cases have been registered against nearly 300 Jammu and Kashmir government officials in the past two years.
"137 cases of corruption have been registered by State Vigilance Organisation against the JK government officials between 2010 and 2012. Of these, 64 cases have been registered in Jammu region and 73 cases in Kashmir Valley," Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah told the state Assembly on Tuesday.

As many as 298 officials - 158 from Kashmir and 140 from Jammu - have been booked in the graft cases, he said.

PTI