Jammu, January 21: An employee of the state education department was booked by crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police for duping people on the pretext of providing them jobs in government departments by introducing himself as the PA to J&K’s chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
As reported by a leading local daily, the man was booked after a written complaint filed by one Mohan Lal, son of Kaka Ram, a resident of Moultian Klan in Samba who was also duped by this man. He said that he came in contact with this duper named Amin of Housing Colony in Budgam. He introduced himself as PA to the chief minister. Their relationship matured after Amin became ‘dharma’ brother of Mohan’s wife. He assured Mohan that he can arrange class IV jobs for their sons as he himself was the member of the selection committee and asked for an amount of 25 lakh which will be shared amongst other members of the committee.
Mohan gave him the money but no appointment order was issued. Upon asking, Amin told him to arrange some more candidates for backdoor appointments which were arranged and an amount of Rs 85 lakh was provided to the accused through bank transactions in A/c No 49630 of J&K Bank, Residency Road, Srinagar, and A/c Nos 6498 and 211071, 206030 of J&K Bank, HS High Street, Srinagar, and through cash. But again nothing happened.
Mohan, now came to know that he has been duped and he registered a complaint following which the crime branch started probe and it was found out that Amin is actually an employee of education department in civil secretariat and not PA to then CM. He has duped a large number of innocent unemployed persons on the pretext of providing them government jobs.
The account number where the money has been transferred belongs to Amin’s daughter, Tawheeda Khan and it contained an amount of Rs 29,83,730. Also, the other account bearing No SB-21172 was in the name of one Mushtaq Ahmed Khan, son of Mohammad Akram Khan of Sarai Bala, Srinagar, and an amount of Rs 3,86,963 was found deposited through credit from different branches of Jammu province.