Srinagar: The chairman of a Block Development Committee (BDC) was detained on Saturday after he was moving around on a fake movement pass purportedly signed by an executive magistrate in J&K”s Baramulla district.
Police sources said Abdul Qayoom Bhat, chairman of BDC Pathan, was stopped while he was moving around carrying a fake movement pass during restrictions.
The BDC chairman carried a forged movement pass purportedly signed by an executive magistrate.
The BDC chairman told reporters that he did not know that he was carrying a forged pass.
All the developmental funds in the national flagship programmes in the blocks are spent under the BDC chairman”s direction as he/she is an elected representative at the grassroots level under the Panchayat empowerment policy. (IANS)