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SRINAGAR:  Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint against one Mushtaq Ahmed Malik S/O late Sonaullah Malik R/O Argam Bandipora, the Senior Assistant in the office of Executive engineer, Electric Division Sumbal, who has supposedly drawn bills of the department amounting to Crores of Rupees and credited into his personal  account and the accounts of  his family  members in different Banks.

The suspect has managed  to transfer/credit an amount of Rs. 5 Crore 72 lacs and 52 thousands  in his personal Account number  and account numbers of his  family members  and earned an amount of Rs 43.82 lacs  as interest in the  Bank Accounts  operated  by him and his family members in different branches of  J&K Bank. The Bank Accounts  unearthed so for  stand frozen.

The said suspect has  been found to have  fraudulently drained  an amount of Rs.5 crore, 72 lacs and 52 thousands  from official account NO. 0089010200012 standing in the name of Executive Engineer Electric Division Sumbal, and credited/transferred dishonestly and fraudulently into 22 Accounts numbers  maintained and operated in the name of the accused and his family members.

The acts committed and omitted on the part of accused Mushtaq Ahmed Malik S/O late Sonaullah  Malik R/O Argam Bandipora, the employee of PDD Division Sumbal,  prima-facie disclose  commission of offences punishable U/S  420 RPC r/w5(2) P.C Act .Accordingly case FIR NO. 25/2018  was registered  in Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir. During investigation  house search of  said  Mushtaq Ahmed  Malik Sr. Assistant PDD Electric Division Sumbal, was conducted at Argam Bandipora after obtaining proper search warrant from the  Court of  Anti-Corruption  Srinagar,

During the search of the  house in presence of Magistrate and  independent witnesses and lady contingent, important documents relating to the case  and appointment orders  of officials in PDD were recovered, besides other relevant  material  like  official seals and original  certificates of  some  un-related persons were also recovered. The accused Mushtaq  Ahmed Malik  Sr. Assistant PDD Electric Division Sumbal,  has been taken into custody and is being questioned. Investigation of the case is going on and further searches & arrests  are expected.