CB books PDD employee who transferred over Rs 5.72 crores govt money in his personal, family accounts
Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir has booked for fraud an employee of PDD who transferred government amount of more than Rs 5.72 crores into his personal account and the accounts of his family members in different Banks.
An official spokesman here said the CB received a complaint against one Mushtaq Ahmed Malik son of late Sonaullah Malik of 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 Rs. 5 Crore 72 lacs and 52 thousands in his personal Account number and account numbers of his family members and earned an amount of Rs 43.82 lacs 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 lacs and 52 thousands from official account NO. 0089010200012 standing in the name of Executive Engineer Electric Division Sumbal, and credited/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 Sr. 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 Sr. Assistant PDD Electric Division Sumbal, has been taken into custody and is being questioned. Investigation of the case is going on and further searches & arrests are expected.
by INS Desk