JK Bank cashier held for embezzlement: Police
Rs 12.80 lakh recovered
Srinagar, Apr 18: Police has arrested a cashier of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for allegedly embezzling lakhs of rupees saying Rs 12.80 lakh had been recovered from him so far.
According to police spokesman, J&K Bank Handwara on April 15 reported to the police station Handwara that its cashier, Assadullah Shah of Dadwah, Kupwara had allegedly embezzled about Rs 22 lakh from the branch and was at large.
Police raided several locations and on Monday arrested Assadullah Shah, the spokesman said adding Rs 12.80 lakh embezzled money were recovered from his possession.
The probe into the embezzlement is on and more recoveries are expected, he added.
Police has recovered body of a male from Lawaypora Parimpora.
According to police spokesman, the physical description of the body is: age 35/36 years (approx), height, 5.5’’, hair black, wearing pheran, black pant/shirt.
Anybody having any information regarding the identity of the deceased may contact Police Control Room on phone number 2452138 or Police Station Parimpora on phone number 2490027, he said.
MAN INJURED BY BEAR
In another incident of man-animal conflict, a man was critically wounded in a bear attack at Sheikhpora, Islamabad (Anantnag).
According to police spokesman, the wounded has been identified as Younis Bokhar son of Yasin Bokhar of Sheikhpora.
The wounded has been shifted to SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, he added.
13 HURT IN MISHAPS
Thirteen persons were wounded in separate road mishaps across the Valley.
Six policemen were wounded when the vehicle (chassis number 252986) of police station Achabal turned turtle at Lisar road near Meemaidan Dooru, Islamabad (Anantnag), police said, adding the wounded had been hospitalized.
Three persons were wounded when a bus (JK03-3616) they were travelling in turned turtle at Takia Magam, Islamabad (Anantnag), police said adding the wounded had been identified as Abdul Ahad Bhat son of Ghulam Muhammad, Zeerafa Begum wife of Ghulam Hassan Wani of Takia Magam and Abdul Rashid Ahanger son of Qadir of Banihal.
Four persons were injured when two vehicles collided with each other at Gagangeer Sonmarg.
The wounded have been hospitalized, police added.
(With inputs from Sheikh Nazir)
Lastupdate on : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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