63 FIRs registered by SVC in J&K this year

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Commissioner (SVC) has registered 63 First Information Reports (FIRs) during the current year, an official spokesman said here on Thursday. He said, SVC comprising Chief Vigilance Commissioner, P L Gupta and Vigilance Commissioner, Gazanfer Hussain Wednesday conducted a review of FIR cases pending investigation with the organisation for the quarter ending September 2018. The Director Vigilance Organisation, S J M Gillani informed the vigilance organisation has registered 63 FIR cases during the current year. He said that 35 FIR cases were disposed off , out of which 29 have been chargesheeted in the court of law. It was also given out that investigation of 60 cases, at various stages, had been stayed by the High Court; while as 25 cases were awaiting sanction from the government for prosecution of the accused in service public servants. The Director Vigilance was advised to have the petitions moved before the Court for early hearing in respect of the cases where investigation had been stayed. Quality of the investigation and providing of the training to investigation officers also came up for discussion during the course of meeting.