CB books fake migrant family for fraudulent withdrawal
Relief worth Rs 3.25 lakh drawn
Jammu, Nov 18: The Crime Branch has booked fake migrant family for allegedly drawing relief fraudulently in their favour and causing loss to the state exchequer.
According to CB communiqué, Bhupinder Singh son of Sajjan Singh of Nanak Nagar here lodged a complaint alleging that Devinder Kour her husband Manjit Singh and their children Jasvinder Singh and Rameet Kour of Tulsi Bagh, Srinagar at present House Number F-178, Sector Number 11, Nanak Nagar in connivance with the then officials of Relief Organisation, Jammu had fraudulently drawn migrant relief in their favour. The relief is being given to the employees of State Government as migrants both in cash and kind since 1990, the communiqué said.
“The relief has been claimed by them illegally in connivance with some employees of Relief Organisation despite the fact that they never migrated to Jammu in 1990. Devinder Kour was residing along with her family at Tulsi Bagh, Srinagar till the year 2000 and her children were studying in New Convent High School, Gogji Bagh. They got the ration from Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, Tulsi Bagh, under Ration Book No. 58770, Shumar No. 288, Khana No. 210/2 showing therein the total strength of members of the family as four. They have been getting migrant relief both in cash and kind from Counter No. 02 under Ticket No. 161 which is for the migrants residing at Nanak Nagar, Jammu and located at Shastri Nagar, Jammu. Her husband Manjit Singh is a Central Government employee who is working as Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in the Ordinance Depot 2-FOD, Badami Bagh, Srinagar and he is drawing risk allowance from his employer, where he is posted,” the Crime Branch revealed.
The communiqué said that during probe, it was been found that the entire family of Devinder Kour was residing at Srinagar and had got registered as migrants at Jammu fraudulently in the year 1990 whereas the children had received their education at Srinagar. “Devinder Kour was registered as migrant on 19.12.1991 vide Registration No. 161, D- Form No. 039230 for four family members who had drawn cash relief amounting to Rs 2,80,275 and free ration worth Rs 49,485.20 up to October 2006 which, prima facie, suggests that they in connivance with officials have fraudulently drawn the relief in their favour, thereby causing loss to state exchequer,” the communiqué added.
Accordingly a case has been registered and investigation has been started, the communiqué added.
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