Srinagar, Dec 28: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday produced a charge-sheet against a Special Police Officer (SPO) and a woman the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Baramulla in a fraud case.
A spokesman of the ACB said this evening that ACB produced Charge Sheet in case FIR Number 10/2013 Under Section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) Prevention of Corruption Act 2006, section 420, 467, 468,471,120-B RPC of Police Station Vigilance Organistion (Now ACB) in the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Baramulla against Abdul Rashid Rather SPO No 06/SPO and Raja Begum Widow of Late Ghulam Ahmad Rather.
The case was registered in Police Station VOK on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of fake and fraud certificate issued by Police Station Bandipora with respect to death of Ghulam Ahmad Rather son of Habib Rather resident of Pazalpora Mantrigam, Bandipora.
The certificate was used for grabbing piece of land without the knowledge of actual land owners, he said adding the verification revealed that the oral gift shown to have been made by Rather in favour of Ghulam Mohammad Rather and Abdul Majid Rather sons of Ghulam Qadir Rather resident of Pazalpora Mantrigam Bandipora on 02-05-1998, whereby land measuring 17 marlas under survey No.1579 at village Mantrigam was devolved vide mutation No.1315 dated 02-05-1998, has been found to be false and fabricated, as Rather the owner had died on 14-03-1996, two years before the date of attestation of the instant fraudulent mutation.
The spokesman said inquiry conducted has further revealed that Raja widow of late Rather has been found registered with social welfare department Bandipora as a widow and the incentives stand paid regularly to her by the social welfare department since 1997, which also indicates the death of her husband prior to 1997.
Besides, 17 marlas of land in question were also found in her possession till 2006, he said adding in order to cover the misdeeds the accused beneficiaries namely Ghulam Mohammad Rather and Abdul Majid Rather in league with Chowkidar concerned and officials of Police Station Bandipora have managed a fake and fraud death certificate of Ghulam Ahmad Rather wherein the date of death of late Rather has been shown as 12-12-2001, giving a notion that the late Rather was alive on the date of the attestation of the mutation 02-05-1998.
He said the Investigation of the case was concluded as proved against the aforementioned accused for launching prosecution, accordingly the chargesheet has been produced in the court of law.
The next date of hearing has been fixed on February 9, 2021, he said.