ACB produces charge-sheet in JKPCC fake appointment case


SRINAGAR — Nine years after registering a case, Anti-Corruption Bureau on Wednesday produced charge-sheet against former Deputy General Managers and other officials of JKPCC in a fake appointment of one Mohammad Shafi Shah, the then Assistant Manager of JKPCC.

Anti-Graft Body (ACB) in statement said, “Anti Corruption Bureau on Wednesday produced a charge-sheet in case No. FIR 07/2011 u/s 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) Jammu & Kashmir Prevention of Corruption Act Svt. 2006 & Sections 420, 467, 468, 471 & 120-B RPC of P/S VOK Now ACB in the Anti-Corruption Court Anantnag against Mohd Maqbool Shah, the then Deputy General Manager, JKPCC, Unit 5th Anantnag, Manzoor Ahmad Matoo, the then Deputy General Manager, JKPCC, Unit 5th Anantnag, Ab. Majid Khan, the then Deputy General Manager, JKPCC, Unit 5th Anantnag, Nissar Ahmad, the then Administrative Officer, JKPCC Ltd., Mohammad Shafi Shah, the then Assistant Manager, JKPCC Unit-XI, Kulgam and Mohammad Amin Dar, the then Establishment Clerk, JKPCC, unit 5th Anantnag.”

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“The instant case was registered on the basis of outcome of the verification conducted by ACB into the allegations that Mohammad Shafi Shah, the then Assistant Manager, JKPCC, Unit-XI, Kulgam had forged his academic and technical qualification certificates and had got employment in JKPCC in the year 1987 and also got promoted, thereafter as Assistant Manager in June 2000. The accused managed eight (08) increments against a fake High Court order,” it said.

“Verification revealed that he had forged the matriculation certificate shown to have been issued by J&K State Board of the School Education under Serial No. 3947 bearing Roll No. 3310, Session April 1984, showing his date of Birth as 08-12-1964 and used the same for obtaining employment in JKPCC,” it added.

It further said, “Moreover, he had also forged his B.Sc Certificate which is fake and had not been actually issued by the VC, University of Kashmir. He has forged Diploma certificate in Civil Engineering shown issued under Serial No. 000947, bearing Roll No. 23101 by Vice Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh, Takniki Shiksha Board, Dharamshala (HP), which too is fake. Further, he has forged a Degree Certificate AMIE in Civil Engineering from the Institution of Engineering (India), Gokhale Road, Kolkata.”

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“Accordingly, case FIR No. 07/2011 U/S 5(1)d r/w 5(2) PC Act 2006 and Section 420, 467, 468, 471, 120-B RPC was registered in Vigilance Organization, Kashmir (Now ACB) and investigation taken up” reads the statement.

“The investigation of the case was concluded as proved against the aforementioned accused public servants for launching prosecution and the charge-sheet of the case was produced in the court of law. Next date of hearing has been fixed on 28.12.2020,” the statement added.

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