ACB charge-sheets Warden of KGBV Boniyar for misappropriation of funds
Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau has produced charge-sheet against three accused public servants in a corruption case.
According to ACB spokesperson, the accused — Sajad Hussain Mir, the then Warden KGBV Boniyar, Mehraj-ud-din Ahanger, the then Head Clerk in the office of ZEO Boniyar, and Khalid Hussain Khan, the then ZEO Boniyar, were charge-sheeted for offences U/S 5(1) (C) (D) r/w 5 (2) J&K P.C Act Svt; 2006 and 120-B RPC.
The case was registered following verification conducted into the allegations that these public servants have abused their official positions and have misappropriated a huge amount of government funds that were released during the financial year 2013-14 for meeting out necessary scholastic, non-scholastic, curricular and other infrastructural activities in KGBV Boniyar.
The investigation revealed that the government released an amount of Rs 62,18,767 under SSA scheme for expenditure on account of purchase of uniforms, books, stationary items, medicines, bus fare, excursions and other necessary infrastructural activities in KGBV Boniyar during the financial year 2013-14. Besides an amount of Rs 92,857 was also available as previous balance in the official account of KGBV Boniyar, SCP spokesperson said.
He said investigation revealed that only a meager amount of Rs 8,26,620 was incurred for meeting out various requirements/activities in KGBV Boniyar while as the three accused, abusing their official positions and in league with one another, have dishonestly and fraudulently misappropriated an amount of Rs 29,55,050 and thus caused a huge loss to the State exchequer.