Crime Branch busts fake appointment racket
2 held with fake appointment letters
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 16: The Crime Branch on Saturday claimed to have busted fake appointment racket by arresting two accused and also recovered fake stamps of senior officials from them.
“My office had received compliant on July 15 against an organized group of cheaters. It was alleged that the public is being looted and provided with fake appointment orders against handsome cash considerations,” SSP Crime Branch Kashmir said.
He said the case has been registered under FIR No. 11/2011 under section 420, 468, 471 r/w 120-B RPC and the sleuths of Crime Branch Kashmir headed by Inspector Tahir Kowsar Malik arrested Mehraj-ud-Din Sheikh son of Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh of Dalgate and Muhammad Shafi Sheikh son of Abdul Ahad Sheikh of Beerwah after conducting the preliminary investigation.
“During the raid on house of Mehraj-ud-Din Sheikh, a number of fake appointment orders and fake stamps, shown attributed to Sub-Divisional Agricultural Sumbal, Sub-Divisional Agricultural Officer Rohama and Chief Agriculture Officer Baramulla were recovered,” the SSP said.
He said both the accused were produced before the court on Saturday (July 16) which sent them on seven days police remand for conducted further questioning.
“During initial investigation it has been revealed that a few more accused are involved in the scandal and their arrest is expected within a couple of days,” he said.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 16 Jul 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 16 Jul 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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