The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has posted presiding officers in Courts of Special Judge (Anti-Corruption) at Srinagar and Jammu created by the government.
"In reference to the news published in the daily Greater Kashmir under heading 'Centre asks JK government to set up CBI court', it is informed that government vide under number 1823-LD (A) of 2011 dated 7-7-2011 and vide order number 980-LD(A) of 2015 dated 23-2-2015 accorded sanction for creation of Court of Special Judge, Anti Corruption (CBI cases) at Jammu and Srinagar respectively along with supporting staff," a handout issued by Registrar General of High Court said
According to the handout, the High Court vide order 415 dated 8-8-2011 posted presiding officer in the Court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption (CBI cases) at Jammu and supporting staff was also provided to the Court. "The said court is functioning normally with effect from August 2011 and presently 88 cases are pending trial there. After identification of the space in the makeshift court complex at SanatGhar, High Court vide order number 376 dated 6-8-2015 has posted Ajaz Ahmad Mir as Special Judge Anti-Corruption CBI cases at Srinagar and supporting staff has also been provided to the Court from the existing staff of district courts," the statement added.
Before the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption (CBI cases) Srinagar, 45 cases are pending trial and 30 cases more are likely to be received in this court in near future, the statement said.