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CB chargesheets man for drawing salaries from two govt departments

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Srinagar: Crime Branch, Kashmir has filed a charge-sheet against an Education department employee, also drawing salary from mechanical department of SKIMS, the investigation agency said on Friday.

In a statement, the Economic Offence Wing of Crime Branch Kashmir said that it produced charge-sheet in case FIR No. 43/2022 U/S 420 RPC of Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir against Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Gaffar Bhat of Hayan Palpora Kangan before the Court of Passenger Tax Srinagar.

The case was registered following a written complaint, alleging that Fayaz Ahmad Bhat is working as CPW in Education department since year-1997 and is also working as casual labour in the mechanical department of SKIMS from November-2005 and since then he has been drawing his salary from two departments simultaneously, thereby causing loss to the government exchequer.

“Subsequently an enquiry was conducted into the matter which culminated into registration of case and during subsequent investigations, it was established that the accused has gained pecuniary advantage/wrongful gain for himself which he was not entitled to, thus committed offence as defined U/S 420 RPC,” the statement said.

The agency said that the accused cheated and caused a wrongful gain to himself and wrongful loss to the government exchequer with the criminal intention of drawing the salary from two government departments simultaneously.

“Accordingly, a Challan of the said case produced in the court of law for judicial determination,” it said.


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