CBK files chargesheet against 2 persons for issuing fake fair price shop licenses

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Srinagar: The Crime Branch Kashmir on Thursday  filed a charge sheet against two persons for  issuing fake licenses for establishment of fair price shops.

In a statement, the CBK said that its Economic Offence Wing  of Crime Branch produced challan in case FIR No. 31 of 2022 U/S 420, 467,468, 471, 120-B RPC of police station Crime Branch Kashmir,  now Economic Offence Wing before the Court of Special Mobile Magistrate Budgam against Aijaz Ahmad Lone of Sumlar Bandipora and Jamsheed Ahmad Dar of  Tilanpora Budgam.

The instant case had been registered upon a written communication received from the Assistant Director Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS & CA) Budgam, wherein it was alleged that the fake and forged orders of license for establishment of Fair Price Shop at Jawalpora and Chayera-Gune Budgam are circulating and attributed to have been issued from the office of Assistant Director FCS & CA Budgam.

Accordingly preliminary verification was conducted at Economic Offence Wing of Crime Branch Kashmir which culminated in the registration of the case FIR No. 31 of 2022 of Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir.

During the course of investigation, it has established that accused persons namely Ajaz Ahmad Lone of Sumlar Bandipora and Jamsheed Ahmad Dar of Tilanpora Budgam in league with each other hatched a criminal conspiracy and extracted the amount from the innocent beneficiaries on the pretext of providing them Fair Price License orders and have managed fake Fair Price order copies in a deceitful manner and thus cheated the beneficiaries, the commission of offenses Punishable U/S 420,467, 468, 471,120-B RPC has been established against accused persons  and accordingly challan of the said case produced in the court of law for judicial determination.

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