Anti-Corruption Bureau books AC PF Jammu, detects property worth crores

JAMMU: Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu has registered a case against Parvinder Singh, Assistant Commissioner (Provident Fund, Jammu) on the basis of secret verification/reliable information that he has accumulated huge assets moveable/immovable which are disproportionate to his known sources of income by indulging in corrupt and illegal practices.

As per discreet enquiries and confirmation available with ACB, Parvinder Singh, by abuse of his official position has amassed illegal wealth and raised the properties in his name or in the name of his family members including a building in the name & style of Krishna Marbles & Tiles at Karan Bagh on the name of his relative Himat Singh of Bhour Camp, Chatha, several vehicles including Honda Jazz, Alto, Audi cars and bus beside benami property and vehicles on the name of Hardeep Singh of Chandigarh, Ranjit Singh of Chatha Farms, Simar Pratap Singh of Trikuta Nagar and Kulbir Singh of Gurugram Haryana.

Besides, he has also raised huge bank balances/valuables and other properties in his name or in the name of his relatives by indulging in corrupt practices during his lucrative postings which amounts to criminal misconduct punishable under the various sections of J&K Prevention of Corruption Act.

Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu after obtaining search warrants from the Special Court of Judge Anti-Corruption Jammu conducted search in presence of Magistrate and independent witnesses at the house of accused public servant situated at Chatha Farm, Jammu. During search, the ACB recovered incriminating material/documents regarding acquisition of movable as well as immovable properties disproportionate to his legitimate sources of income.

Further investigation into the case is going on by a team of Anti Corruption Bureau Jammu under the supervision of senior officers.