Jammu & Kashmir

ACB produce charge-sheet against SI Excise & Taxation department

Srinagar, Nov 10: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has produced chargesheet against the then Sub Inspector (SI) of Excise and Taxation Department, a ACB spokesman said Tuesday evening.

He said  ACB produced chargesheet against Naseer Ahmad, the then Sub Inspector Excise and Taxation Department posted at Toll post Lower Munda Anantnag and other oficial in excess toll charging case

He said the charge sheet in Case FIR No 55/2015 P/S VOK (now ACB), under section 5(1) d r/w 5(2) PC Act. Svt. 2006, 120–B, 420 /RPC against Naseer, the then sub inspector and Manzoor Ahmad, the then Excise Guard, Excise and Taxation Department toll post Lower Munda Anantnag in the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Anantnag.

The case was registered by ACB on the allegations that officers/ officials of tool post lower munda were looting innocent drivers by abuse of their official position and charging Rs 1500 to Rs 3000 per truckload as toll charges.

A surprise check was conducted on 21.01.2015 by the ACB team in presence of magistrate and during the check of a particular shift manned by the accused officials, excess cash of thousands of rupees was found which was collected from the passing trucks in excess of the permissible amount of Rs 600 per vehicle under rules.

Both the accused persons were presented before the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Anantnag for further legal action.

Further trial of the case will proceed in due course ,he said.


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