Srinagar, Oct 10 (GNS): Anti-Corruption Bureau on Saturday produced chargesheet against former enforcement officer and two others officials of J&K LAWDA for allowing illegal construction presented before at Pahloo Nishat without proper building permission in 2015.
The chargesheet was presented before Court of Special Judge Anticorruption Srinagar in case (FIR No.52/2015) under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act Samvat 2006 and section 120-B of RPC against the LAWDA officials including Shah Sikander Khan (the then Enforcement Officer LAWDA), Mohammad Younus Lala and Abdul Rehman Dar ( both Watchers LAWDA) besides Ghulam Nabi Hafiz, the accused beneficiary of Pahloo Brein Nishat Srinagar, an official of the ACB said in a statement to GNS.
The case, the ACB said, was registered in Police Station Anticorruption Corruption Bureau Central Kashmir Srinagar on 17 December 2015 on the outcome of a verification wherein it was alleged that the LAWDA Officers and officials are allowing illegal construction at village Pahloo Nishat without proper building permission by Hafiz.
“During the course of investigation it was found that the officers and officials of Enforcement Wing of LAWDA Srinagar Kashmir have will fully allowed construction of a single storey residential house (without) required building permission from competent Authority, by Gh. Nabi Hafiz at Pahloo Brein Nishat Srinagar in gross violation of Building Operations & Control Act of J&K.”
The accused officers and officials failed miserably to stop and demolish and to remove the illegal construction made by accused beneficiary, it said.
After carrying out the detailed investigation, it was concluded as proved against the four accused persons, it said. “Accordingly prosecution sanction in favour of three public servants was obtained from the competent Authority and today, the charge sheet (Challan) against the accused persons was produced the Court of Special Judge Anticorruption Srinagar for judicial determination.”(GNS)