Vigilance registers case against contractor, R&B Division Kupwara

Vigilance registers case against contractor, R&B Division Kupwara

Srinagar, Mar 16: Vigilance Organization Kashmir today registered a Case FIR No. 06/2018 u/s 5(1)(c), 5(1)d r/w 5(2) J&K P.C. Act Svt. 2006 and section 406,468, 471,120-B, RPC after the outcome of a verification conducted into the allegations of huge loss to the state exchequer by hatching a criminal conspiracy by one contractor namely, Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Lone in connivance with the R&B Division Kupwara and by way of preparing fraud bills and misappropriating the store material issued for construction of new bridge located at lastiyal Kalaroos.
A statement issued reads that the said contractor left the work of construction of said bridge allotted to him half way and did not return the unconsumed store material amounting to the tune of Rs. 5,63,150/- to the concerned department.
“The verification further revealed that the then cashier of R&B division Kupwara namely, Ghulam Rasool Lone, the then cashier, Farooq Ahmad Malik and Tanveer Ahmad Baht the then dealing Assistants posted in cashier section R&B division Kupwara by abusing their official position in league with said contractor have fraudulently released the CDR amounting to Rs. 73,000/- in favour of said contractor, thereby causing loss to the state exchequer”, statement reads. (PTK)