ACB registers disproportionate assets case against former health official

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau Monday registered a disproportionate assets case against a former health official.

A statement of ACB issued here said that a case under FIR No 01/2021 was registered under Section 5(1) (e) r/w 5(2) of PC Act Svt 2006 against Ghulam Nabi of Pachhar Pulwama, the then Section Officer in the office of Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Pulwama for amassing various assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The statement said that a case was registered on the outcome of preliminary inquiry conducted by Police Station ACB Anantnag to look into the allegations that the accused had amassed huge assets disproportionate to his known source of income.

It said that during the course of preliminary inquiry, the accused Ghulam Nabi had been found to have acquired numerous immovable as well as movable assets in his name as well as in the name of his family members, apart from investment in insurance policies and huge expenditure on the education of his children.

The ACB statement said that the verification culminated into the registration of FIR at Police Station ACB, Anantnag.

It said that searches were conducted at the residential house of the accused and business establishment at Khedermoh Pampore, Pulwama.

The statement said that during the searches, various incriminating documents related to the case were seized.

It said further investigation of the case was going on.