Income Tax Deptt, conducts multiple raids in Srinagar
J&K Govt suspend two officials
Srinagar, Oct 22, : Anti Corruption Bureau on Thursday arrested a Patwari red handed while taking a bribe of five thousand in Kremshoor area of Khan Sahib in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
In a statement issued to Kashmir Despatch reads that, ACB team headed by DySP Rayees Ahmad acting upon the complaint, raided into the rented room of a local Patwari and arrested him while accepting a bribe of rupees five thousand.
The arrested Patwari was identified as Irshad Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar, who was holding the charge of Patwari for Halqa Parnewa, Wager and Kulbugh.
Pertinently, ACB had received complaints against the aforesaid Patwari that he was issuing the fraud revenue extracts after taking the bribe from people.
Acting upon the complaint the ACB laid a trap and arrested the said Patwari while accepting the bribe of five thousand.
In this connection a case under FIR number 19/2020 under section 07 of prevention of corruption Act stands registered at ACB police station Srinagar.
Meanwhile, Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted multiple raids at different locations in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
The locations that were raided included Rajbagh, Nishat, Sariabal, MA Road and some other parts.
“The purpose of the raids was not immediately known, however sources said that the reason behind these raids is tax evasion.
Pertinently, MS Mall belongs to the Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah son of Haji Mohd Shafi Shah of Rajbagh and City Walk Mall is owned by two partners namely Imtiyaz Ahmad Kawoosa son of Ghulam Qadir of Nishat and Manzoor Ahmad Shah son of Haji Mohammad Shafi of Rajbagh.
Some importants documents and digital equipment were seized.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday suspended Sheikh Javid, Senior Assistant of the J&K Secretreat (Subordinate) service, then posted in Gazetted section of Health & Medical Education Department (now attached in GAD), and Sudesh Kumar, Basic Health worker, Directorate of Health Services Jammu, the then Class-IV employee, Legal section, Heath & Medical Education Department (now attached in GAD) for pending inquiry against them.
“Pending enquiry into their conduct, the following officials are hereby placed under suspension, with immediate effect in terms of Rule 31 of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control Appeal) Rules, 1956,” reads a government order, a copy of which lies with Kashmir Despatch.
Both the officials have been suspended in case FIR number 12/2020 registered in ACB police station Jammu against them.