ACB produced chargesheet against TSO, and others in misappropriation of Govt. Ration

JAMMU: Anti Corruption Bureau presented the chargesheet in case FIR No. 24/2011 U/S 5 (1) (c), 5(1)d r/w 5 (2) J&K PC Act 2006 and Section 409, 467, 468, 471 &120-B RPC P/S VOJ (now ACB) against Kulbir Singh, then TSO, Samba (now retired) S/o Gunwant Singh R/o Village Suchani, Teshil & District Samba and Dharam Paul, then Storekeeper, CAPD, Samba (now retired) S/o Dewan Chand R/o Nagri Parole, Tehsil & District Kathua and three expired TSOs namely Jagish Singh Jamwal, Amarjeet Singh and Kaka Ram.
The instant case was registered on the basis of a verification which was conducted into the allegations of misappropriation of APL food grains by the storekeeper CA&PD Samba Shri Jagish Singh Jamwal. The verification revealed that the said Jagish Singh Jamwal was holding the charge of TSO Samba. He misappropriated total 1465 qtls subsidized Govt. ration under APL category by showing fraudulent disbursement of said ration. Besides an amount of Rs. 81911/- on account of carriage/commission on the same quantity was drawn and misappropriated by Incharge TSO/Storekeeper. Resulting to registration of a case FIR No. 24/2011 U/S 5 (1) (c), 5(1)d r/w 5 (2) J&K PC Act 2006 and Section 409, 467, 468, 471 &120-B RPC P/S VOJ (now ACB).
During the course of investigation the statements of the dealers and other witnesses were recorded. It was established that subsidized Govt. Ration under APL, BPL & AAY categories was misappropriated total 53472 Qtls of Govt. Ration and loss of ₹ 04.00 Crores to the state exchequer by preparation/manipulation of records and by showing fraudulent disbursement of the quantity  to confer undue benefit upon themselves, during the tenure of Shri Kaka Ram, TSO, Shri Jagish Singh Jamwal, I/c TSO/Storekeeper, Shri Kulbir Singh, TSO, Shri Amarjeet Singh, TSO and Shri Dharam Paul, Storekeeper, CAPD, Samba.
After thorough investigation ACB presented the chargesheet of the case as envisaged U/S 173 Cr.PC against the above said accused persons in the Court of Hon’ble Special Judge Anti-Corruption Jammu.
Next date of hearing has been fixed on 26.12.2020.