Crime Branch chargesheets 5 accused for illegally encroaching govt land in Baramulla

Srinagar, Dec 15 (KNS): The Economic Offence Wing of Crime Branch Kashmir produced a chargesheet against 6 accused persons for illegally encroaching upon government land in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district 

In a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), chargesheet was filed in Case FIR No. 04/2015 U/S 420, 467, 468, 120-B, 447-A RPC r/w 5(2) PC Act of P/S Crime Branch Kashmir before the court of Anti-Corruption Baramulla against Ghulam Haider Mir, Jaswant Singh then Naib Tehsildar Baramulla, Late Abdul Rashid Khan then Girdawar Circle Heaven, Late Mohamed Ashraf Lone then Patwari Heaven, Late Firdous Sultan Raina then Tehsildar Baramulla and Mohamed.  

The statement reads the instant case had been registered upon a written Communication received from the then State Vigilance Commission, wherein it was alleged that erstwhile Government had notified and acquired land measuring 98.16 Kanals at Narwav Shareenabad Sheeri Baramulla for irrigation Department in the year 1968 and compensation thereof was paid to the beneficiaries. 

“The instant land was encroached by local residents with the help of concerned revenue authorities, accordingly a Case FIR No.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel04/2015 of P/S Crime Branch Kashmir was registered and investigation set into the motion,” it reads. 

It reads during the course of investigation, it was established that the accused persons in connivance with each other had prepared false and fabricated revenue documents in the name of various beneficiaries in 1982 and thereby illegally transferred the land in the name of said beneficiary by virtue of fake mutation U/S 4&8 of Agrarian Reforms Act. 

“The evidence both oral as well as documentary collected has established that accused No. 01 to 05 have by abuse of their official position & in furtherance of a criminal conspiracy hatched with accused No. 06 have managed the illegal mutations in respect of land already notified and acquired and compensated by the government in  1968,” it added. 

It further reads the act omitted and committed have prima facie disclosed the commission of offence U/S 420, 467, 468, 120-B, 447-A RPC r/w 5(2) PC Act and accordingly chargesheet of the case was filed in the court of law for judicial determination. (KNS)

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