ACB produces chargesheet against ex-BMO Beerwah, others in illegal appointments case
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ACB produces chargesheet against ex-BMO Beerwah, others in illegal appointments case

The accused had issued fake and fabricated appointment orders on non-existent posts of Safaiwalas and Nursing Orderlies, the ACB said.

Srinagar, Nov 1: J&K Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday produced chargesheet against Dr Fayaz Ahmad Banday, then BMO Beerwah Budgam and others for illegal and un-authorized appointments of Class-IV employees.

News agency KNO quoted an ACB statement saying that the chargesheet was produced in a case under FIR number 22/2011 VOK now ACB in the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Bureau.

The instant case was registered by police station VOK, now ACB, on the outcome of a verification conducted into the allegations of illegal and un-authorized appointments of Class-IV employees, it said.

The appointments, as per the ACB, were made by Block Medical Office Beerwah and Khansahib, Budgam. During verification, it was revealed that during the period 2003-2006, the Block Medical Officers Dr Fayaz Ahmad Banday, Dr Sheikh Tariq Ahmad and Dr Mohammad Abdullah Bhat in active connivance with other accused beneficiaries issued fake and fabricated appointment orders on non-existent posts of Safaiwalas and Nursing Orderlies, the ACB said.

“During investigation of the case relevant records were obtained and seized from Block Medical Officers of District Budgam, Chief Medical Officer, Budgam, and Director Health Services Kashmir. The investigation conducted found 71 illegal beneficiaries appointed by the accused Chief Medical Officers/ Block Medical Officers without following due procedure by undue favour to the beneficiaries.”

The charge-sheet was presented before the Trial Court against 71 beneficiaries and 16 other Officers / Officials including accused doctors. The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed on 23rd December, 2021.

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