SRINAGAR, Aug 10: The Anti-Corruption Bureau today raided the houses of an official of State Forest Corporation and found assets worth crores of rupees beyond his known sources of income.
The ACB had registered case (FIR No. 03/2020 u/s 13(1) (b) r/w 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988) against Parvaiz Bakshi son of Abdul Majid Bakshi of Sopore presently living in Shams Abad Bemina Srinagar.
Bakshi who is Block Manager in J&K State Forest Corporation was in possession of assets disproportionate to his income. The ACB raided his residential premises at Srinagar and Jammu after warrants were obtained from Special Judge Anti Corruption Baramulla.
The ACB during search found various incriminating documents leading to several properties and bank accounts of the accused.
The accused Forest officer was found in possession of various assets during search which include one 3-storey house at Shams Abad Bemina, one double storey house at Gousia Colony Bemina, one double storey house at Sunjwan Jammu, one Kanal of land at Shams Abad Bemina, 15 marla plot at Shams Abad Bemina, one kanal of land at Gousia Colony Bemina, nine kanals of land at Diver Pattan, four shops at Hamdania Colony Bemina, two shops at Gousia Colony Bemina, one Scorpoio Car, one Honda City Car, one Maruti 800 car, one Motor Cycle and one scooty.
The ACB found the life style of the officer quite lavish and incommensurate with his status as a public servant and income.
They found that one of his two sons is studying in United Kingdom and other in Delhi Public School Srinagar. The investigation of the case is going on.