Challan against 4 ex-EE and others filed in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jul 28 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation (VO) today produced challan against four former Executive Engineers (EE) and others in a local court for causing wrongful loss of Rs 37 lakh to the state exchequer.

A spokesman of the VO said challan was produced in the court of Special Judge Anti Corruption Kashmir, against Shamus Din Koka, Ghulam Nabi Bhat, Jalal Din Sofi, Mohammad Shafi Chicken, all former EE and eight other officials of Roads and Buildings Division Qazigund for misuse of official position in illegal regularisation of 68 daily-wagers (18 of whom were non-existent) thereby causing wrongful loss of Rs 37 to the state exchequer.

He said a FIR number 12/2003 P/S VOK was registered following a Joint Surprise Check by VO to look into the allegations of illegal engagement and regularization of daily-wagers in 2003.

They willfully and knowingly prepared and recommended the engagement without verification of records and regularised 68 daily-wagers in violation of SRO-64 of 1994, 18 of whom were found non-existent.

These daily-wagers were regularised on a pick and choose basis, in an arbitrary manner, by misuse of official position, by the accused officials.

He said after accord of sanction for prosecution by the government the challan was produced in the court of law today.


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