RAJOURI, Jan 25: Vigilance Organization has produced challan against ex-CMO Poonch, ex BMO Surankote and others in the case of illegal appointments of Class IV employees in Poonch district.
Case FIR No. 13/2015 and FIR No.14/2015 were registered at P/S VOJ for probing into the allegations of illegal appointments of Nursing Orderlies/Safaiwalas against vacant/clear vacancies from time to time by then CMO Poonch and then BMO Surankote without providing equal opportunity and inducing competition by advertising the said posts and other procedures required for the selection process.
During the course of investigations, the criminal liabilities were established against Dr Ashok Verma, then Chief Medical Officer Poonch and Dr Mohd. Akram, then Block Medical Officer Surankote, who in connivance with accused beneficiaries, entered into a well planned criminal conspiracy and by abuse of their official positions with dishonest intentions, appointed these beneficiaries against the vacant posts of Nursing Orderlies/Safaiwalas.
The accused beneficiaries included Uttam Chand son of Chain Singh of Salari, tehsil Basohli, A/P Mahanpur Kathua; Mohd. Fareed, son of Mohd. Din of Mankote, Nazar Hussain son of Mohd. Aziz of Gunthal, Maqsood Ahmed son of Tufail Hussain of Samote, Waqar Qyoom son of Ab Qayoom of Lathoong and Mohd Farooq, son of Fayaz Mohd of Ward No 8, Surankote. The investigations proved their guilt and accordingly the cases were closed as challan and chargesheets against the accused persons were produced in Anti-Corruption Court, Rajouri.