Crime Branch Kashmir produces charge sheet in fake job racket case

A purported communication by SBI to CID was later found to be fabricated by the Crime Branch Kashmir.
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Srinagar Dec 15: The Crime Branch Kashmir produced charge sheet in case FIR No: 47/2016 U/S 420, 468, 471, 120-B, 109 RPC before the Court of Judge Small Causes Srinagar against fraudsters luring people on the pretext of providing government jobs.

As per a CBK handout, the FIR was registered following a communication from CID Headquarter J&K, whereunder it was mentioned that CID J&K has received a communication purportedly from Chairman State Bank of India regarding providing of character verification/non-involvement in subversive activities in respect of Shahnawaz Shareef Bhat son of Mohammed Abdullah Bhat a resident of Gazergund Budgam, Shabir Hussain Mir son of Gh Hassan of Hamdaniya Colony Sector D-House No. 198 Bemina Srinagar and Tayeeb Yaseen Ahangar son of Mohammed Yaseen of Syed Abad Bemina Srinagar.

However verification rolls in respect of these individuals were not found appended with the communication and the matter was accordingly taken up with the concerned bank authorities and in response to the communication it was informed that the letter purported to have been sent by the chairman SBI is forged/fabricated and has not been issued by the State Bank of India, the CBK said.

The said communication has dishonestly and fraudulently been prepared after resorting to forgery to deceive the candidates, it added.

Based on above communications Case FIR No. 47/2016 was registered in P/S CBK and investigation set into motion.

"During the course of investigation it was established that an amount of Rs 4 lakh were collected by the accused on the pretext of providing a government jobs to the candidates in State Bank of India, however instead of providing the job the money has been grabbed by the accused persons, " said the CBK statement.

It further said that from the facts enumerated during the course of investigation it has been established that the accused persons namely Shabir Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Jabbar Sheikh of Hamdaniya Colony Bemina, Srinagar, Mohd Sultan Ganie alias Prof Mohd. Sultan Ganie son of Late Abdul Aziz Ganie of Ungam Bandipora have "dishonestly, fraudulently and after hatching a criminal conspiracy with each other and with the aid/abetment of Bashir Ahmad Shah son of Gh Nabi Shah of Machama Tral and Gowhar Nazir Rather son of Nazir Ahmad Rather of Chandhara Pampore cheated one Mohammad Yaseen of Bemina Srinagar and fraudulently collected an amount of Rs 4 lakh from him and grabbed the same".

"They also attempted to cheat two more candidates namely Shabir Hussain Mir of Bemina Srinagar and Shahnawaz Sharif Bhat of Gazargund Budgam," added the CBK.

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