CB books PDD employee for fraud
SRINAGAR, Jul 11: Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint against one Mushtaq Ahmed Malik S/O late Sonaullah Malik R/O Argam Bandipora, the Senior Assistant in the office of Executive engineer, Electric Division Sumbal, who has supposedly drawn bills of the department amounting to Crores of Rupees and credited into his personal account and the accounts of his family members in different Banks. The suspect has managed to transfer/credit an amount of `5 Crore 72 lakhs and 52 thousands in his personal Account number and account numbers of his family members and earned an amount of `43.82 lakhs as interest in the Bank Accounts operated by him and his family members in different branches of J&K Bank. The Bank Accounts unearthed so for stand frozen.
The said suspect has been found to have fraudulently drained an amount of Rs 5 crore, 72 lakhs and 52 thousands from official account number 0089010200012 standing in the name of Executive Engineer Electric Division Sumbal, and credited and transferred dishonestly and fraudulently into 22 Accounts numbers maintained and operated in the name of the accused and his family members.
The acts committed and omitted on the part of accused Mushtaq Ahmed Malik S/O late Sonaullah Malik R/O Argam Bandipora, the employee of PDD Division Sumbal, prima-facie disclose commission of offences punishable U/S 420 RPC r/w5(2) P.C Act .Accordingly case FIR NO. 25/2018 was registered in Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir. During investigation house search of said Mushtaq Ahmed Malik, Senior Assistant PDD Electric Division Sumbal, was conducted at Argam Bandipora after obtaining proper search warrant from the Court of Anti-Corruption Srinagar, During the search of the house in presence of Magistrate and independent witnesses and lady contingent, important documents relating to the case and appointment orders of officials in PDD were recovered, besides other relevant material like official seals and original certificates of some un-related persons were also recovered. The accused Mushtaq Ahmed Malik Senior Assistant PDD Electric Division Sumbal has been taken into custody and is being questioned. Investigation of the case is going on and further searches and arrests are expected.
Indiscipline will not be tolerated: Army Chief
NEW DELHI, Jul 11: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has asked all the Army formations and bases across the country to comply with laid down disciplinary provisions, cautioning that violators will face strict action. In a communication to the 12 lakh strong Army last week, Rawat said the force must utilise its scarce resources judiciously and even noted that there should not be any misuse of the provision to provide liquor and groceries to Army men through CSD canteens, official sources said. Gen Rawat also said that cases of corruption and moral turpitude will be dealt with strictly, and asked the personnel not to indulge in sycophancy for promotion and growth in career. (Agencies)
Man arrested with 3-kg poppy straw
Jammu, Jul 11: A drug peddler was arrested with contraband of poppy straw in mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. “During a routine checking at Domail in Bhaderwah, Police apprehended one Waseem Akram of Chabutra Chowk, Udhampur with 3-kg of poppy straw,” police here said. They said that a case under NDPS Act was registered and investigation started.
Train service yet again suspended in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jul 11Train service was again suspended on Wednesday for security reasons in Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a general strike in protest against civilian killings in security force action.
All train runs from Baramulla in north Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region have been suspended for security reasons following a fresh advisory from police on Tuesday night, a senior railway official said this morning. Therefore, he said, no train will chug on Srinagar-Badgam in the central Kashmir to Baramulla in north. Trains will also remain off track on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal. He said this was the third time in July that train service has been suspended in the valley. ”We are acting on the advice of local administration who are taking decision to suspend train service keeping in view the prevailing situation on the ground,” he said, adding that in the past railway suffered heavy damage due to stone pelting and other acts of violence. Train service has become very popular in the valley which is being considered cheap, fast and safe against other mode of transport.
Rajouri: 4 PHCs found locked during night inspection of heath institutions
Rajouri, Jul 11: District Administration Rajouri has initiated disciplinary action against medical staff of four Primary health Centres (PHC)s after these were found locked during late night inspection of health institutions to check the availability of doctors and other healthcare facilities.
District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad constituted special squads of revenue officers and field staff for carrying out the inspections. Taking serious note, the DDC ordered to withhold salaries of all employees of PHCs which were found locked and directed the Chief Medical Officer to initiate disciplinary action against the staff. The DDC himself paid surprise visit to District Hospital and inspected Emergency, Gynecology, Surgical, Medical and Pediatric Wards and Sick Newborn Care Unit. He interacted with patients and took feedback of health services being provided to them. He instructed the hospital management to place duty roster conspicuously outside every ward for convenience of the public. Other health institutions inspected by special squads were SDH Nowshera and Sunderbani, CHC Kalakote, Kandi, Thanamandi and Darhal besides PHC Shahdara Sharif, Lah, Bagla Nadyala, Budhal, Chatyar, Lamberi, Siot, Teryath, Dalhori, Ghambir Mughlan, Laroka and Moghla. 4 PHCs were found locked which included PHC Shahdara Sharif, Lah, Laroka and Bagla
Elderly man killed after fall from bus
Baramulla, Jul 11: A 60-year-old man was killed when he fell from a bus on Wednesday in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said. Ghulam Mohiuddin Gania was putting some of his baggage on top of a bus when the driver suddenly moved the vehicle at Saderkote Payeen. Gania fell from the bus and died, they said. Police have registered a case and initiated proceedings.
Motorcyclist killed, pillion rider injured
Baramulla, Jul 11: A motorcyclist was killed and his pillion mate injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Gulmarg road in this north Kashmir district, official sources said on Wednesday.
Motorcyclist Shabir Ahmad Khan and his pillion mate were injured when their vehicle skidded off the road at Varipora, Kunzar in Tangmarg. The injured were immediately rushed to hospital, where Khan succumbed. A case has been registered and investigation started, the sources added.
Baramulla, Jul 11: A youth died of electrocution in the north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday evening, official sources said here. They said a group of people were erecting tent at village Bumhama in Kupwara when a youth, identified as Riyaz Ahmad Lone, came in contact with a live wire. Lone was immediately rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead. Police has registered a case and initiated proceedings, they added.
Two drug peddlers held; poppy straw recovered
Baramulla, Jul 11:Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered poppy straw in this north Kashmir district, a police spokesman said.
He said police in its drive against the drug menace arrested two peddlers at Kreeri in Baramulla.
He said eight kg of poppy straw were also recovered. An FIR has been registered in Police Station Kreeri and investigation taken up.
CB books PDD employee for fraud