Kashmir : Executive Officer, others booked for making illegal Backdoor appointments

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Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) today booked then, the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Shopian and others for making illegal appointments of blue eyed persons in the Municipal Committee in the year 2009 and 2010.

The FIR  was registered under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of a verification conducted into the allegations that the  then President Municipal Committee Shopian, namely Majid Hassan Khan son of Ghulam Hassan Khan of  Hergam Shopian and the then Executive Officer of Municipal Committee Shopian, Mohamed Ashraf Pandith (now expired), son of  Abdul Aziz Pandith of Bemina, Srinagar, in utter disregarded to the standing rules  and without any competence, issued appointment orders in favour of Abdul Majeed Bhat son of late Sonaullah Bhat of Batwina Lar Gandarbal as Electrician,  Umaya Jahangir Khan , daughter of  Jahangir Ahmad Khan of  Shopian as Death & Birth Assistant,  Javed Ahmad Wani son of  Ab Gani Wani of  Bongam Shopian as Khilafwarzi Helper and  Shariq Ahmad Sofi son of  Bashir Ahmad Sofi of  Shopian as Khilafwarzi Helper.

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Accordingly a case FIR number  28/2018 under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K PC  Act, Svt; 2006 and Section 120-B RPC was registered in Police Station Vigilance Organization Kashmir against accused persons.

The investigation of the case has geared up accordingly.