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Charge sheet filed against 2 govt officials in 2007 graft case

Last Updated: Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 16:57

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) has filed a charge sheet before a local court against two government officials for misappropriating public money meant for widows, handicapped and old-aged persons.

The charge sheet was filed yesterday in the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Kashmir.

"Vigilance Organisation presented a charge-sheet in a case registered on July 18, 2008, against Rafiqa, the then Junior Assistant at Tehsil Social Welfare Office Chadoora and Manzoor-ul-Haq, the then Associate Executive (Manager) of Jammu and Kashmir Bank Chadoora" an officials said today.

During the probe it was found that in 2006-2007 the accused hatched a criminal conspiracy and by falsification of accounts and misappropriated public money to the tune of over Rs 16 lakh, which was otherwise meant for widows, handicapped and old-aged persons listed with Tehsil Social Welfare Office, Chadoora in Budgam district of central Kashmir, the official said.

First Published: Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 16:57
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