ACB produces charge-sheet against former Xen R&B Kupwara, 8 others
Srinagar: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday produced a charge-sheet against a former Executive Engineer R&B Kupwara and eight others in its Baramulla court for criminal misconduct.
According to a statement, ACB said that charge-sheet was produced in Anti-Corruption Court Baramulla in case registered in April 2017 against Mohammad Sultan Sheikh, then Executive Engineer R&B Division Kupwara, and office staff Abdul Gani Bhat (then Head Draftsman), Mohammad Anwar Untoo (Draftsman), Mohammad Maqbool Dar (Draftsman), Noor Mohammad Ganie (Camp Clerk), Ghulam Rasool Dar (Storekeeper) and contractors Mohammad Yaseen, Mohammad Yousuf Mir and Shabir Ahmad Mir.
“Investigation of the case has established that Mohammad Sultan Sheikh and his office staff in league with the contractor Mohammad Yaseen purchased crate mesh from the contractor without tendering on manipulated dasti quotations on highly exorbitant rates, causing a loss of Rs 3,30,752 to the State exchequer,” the statement said.
It said that an investigation has further revealed that same Executive Engineer and his office staff in league with contractors Mohammad Yousuf Mir and Shabir Ahmad Mir have procured sign boards from accused contractors on manipulated dasti quotations on highly exorbitant rates and thereby caused loss of Rs 1,41,360 to the State exchequer.
The statement said that after obtaining prosecution sanction from government, chargesheet was produced before Anti Corruption Court Baramulla.