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ACB chargesheets Tax official in corruption case

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Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has produced chargesheet against Javeed Ahmad Shah, the then Sub-Inspector of Excise & Taxation Department, posted at Toll Post Lower Munda Qazigund, in the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Pulwama.

According to an ACB statement, the case against Shah was registered on the outcome of a verification conducted into the allegations that the accused while posted at Toll Post Qazigund, accumulated huge assets disproportionate to his known sources of income by earning money through corrupt means.

Accordingly, a case (FIR No. 32/2015 P/S VOK now ACB Anantnag) under section 5 (1) (e) r/w 5 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Samvat 2006 was registered against Javeed Ahmad Shah, the then Sub-Inspector.

Investigations have revealed that Shsh during his posting at Toll Post, Lower Munda, Qazigund, has made huge cash deposits in the name of his wife and himself to the tune of more than Rs 30.00 lakhs during the year 2010-2011,  which were found highly disproportionate to his known source of income, ACB said. It said the money was later transferred to the account of his father-in-law and brother-in-law for concealing it from being detected.

The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed on December 13, 2021.


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