ACB registers case against Junior Engineer

Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Friday said that it has registered a case against Junior Engineer Dil Pazeer of Jal Shakti Department, Division Poonch on corruption charges.

An ACB spokesman said that the case was registered against Junior Engineer posted in Jal Shakti Department, Division Poonch vide FIR no. 04/2024 PS ACB Rajouri U/s 13(1)(b) r/w section 13(2) Prevention of Corruption  Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018).

“The instant case was registered on the outcome of a verification conducted by ACB into the allegations of accumulation of assets disproportionate to a known source of income by the above-named accused person. The verification conducted has revealed that the above named public servant has accumulated various moveable and immoveable assets in his name as well as in the name of his family members, the detail of which is  (a)  Three houses situated near Govt. PG College Kheora Rajouri having a market value worth in crores, (b) Double storey house constructed on plot No. 10N Gujjar Colony Sunjwan Jammu, having a market value worth in lacs, (c)  Vehicle Scorpio S-11 bearing No. JK11F-5433 (Make 2022) with date of registration as 12th of April 2022. Besides, the public servant as well as his family members are also in possession of other properties,” the anti-graft agency said.

It further said that in this way, the above-named public servant namely Dil Pazeer, Junior Engineer, posted in Jal Shakti Department Division Poonch S/o Late. Mohammad  Sadeeq R/o Dodasan Bala has enriched himself illicitly by indulging in corrupt practices which prima facie attract commission of offence under section 13(1) (b) r/w 13(2) Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) for possession of assets which are prima facie disproportionate to his known source of income.

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