Crime Branch registers case in migrant relief fraud

Crime Branch registers case in migrant relief fraud
Crime Branch Jammu has registered a criminal case against a Government employee for his involvement in drawal of Relief and ration worth lacs of rupees, under the Migrant quota, by resorting to impersonation, forgery after hatching criminal conspiracy with officials/officers of Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner Jammu. A case FIR under section 419, 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120-B RPC has been registered against Mukhtiyar Ahmed Sheikh, son of Sultan Sheikh of Achabal, Anantnag, who is a Government employee in Health Department at Mattan, Anantnag. A written complaint was lodged by one Gani Maqbool, Chairman Antarrashtriya Upbhokta Kalyan Samiti Kashmir Province and General Secretary BJP Anantnag Organization, with Crime Branch on behalf of the complainant – Ali Mohd Paddar son of Mohd Sultan Paddar of Achabal Anantnag wherein he had mentioned that the complainant approached him with an application stating that he is a carpenter by profession and he never migrated from Valley to Jammu, nor did he manage any original ration card under cash assistance from Relief Commissioner Jammu but alleged that his neighbour Mukhtyar Ahmed Sheikh son of Sultan Sheikh of Achabal Anantnag, who is a Govt employee in Health Department at Mattan Anantnag Kashmir, took the advantage of his gentleness, innocence and illiteracy and prepared bogus ration card in his name in the Relief Organization Jammu for cash assistance category under Migrant quota. The accused fixed his own photograph on D Form and thereby impersonated himself as Ali Mohd Padder and also opened a bank account at Canara Bank Shalimar Road Jammu. He has drawn lacs of cash from the bank besides ration quota from Govt Ration Store meant for migrants etc. Taking cognizance into the matter, a preliminary verification was conducted by Crime Branch Jammu and during the course of enquiry, it came to the fore that the accused with the criminal intention hatched a conspiracy in connivance with the officials/officers of Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner Jammu and prepared fake ration card by submitting fake and forged documents of the complainant and caused wrongful gain for himself and corresponding loss to the Govt exchequer. Accordingly, a formal case was registered in P/S Crime Branch, Jammu against the above mentioned accused person and others for in-depth investigation.