CB searches houses of arrested Spl Secy

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 11: Crime Branch Jammu conducted simultaneous searches at the houses of Special Secretary (Legal), Home Department J&K, who has been arrested and retrospectively superannuated for forging his date of birth.
Team of Crime Branch Jammu conducted simultaneous searches at Jammu and Budgam, residences of accused- Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Ganai, son of Abdul Salam Ganai of Hanjura, Tehsil Chadoora, District- Budgam(Kashmir), in case FIR No. 14/2021 u/s 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120-B RPC, r/w sec. 5 (2) PC Act Police Station Crime Branch Jammu.
The accused is involved in forging and manipulating his own date of birth in his service/official records in connivance with others in order to take illegal monetary gains for himself and enjoy powers as Senior Legal Officer to illegally remain four more years in Government service of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The accused has been superannuated by the J&K retrospectively as on 31st March, 2019 from the post of Special Secretary (Legal) Home Department J&K.
Multiple teams, headed by senior officers conducted simultaneous searches in the presence of Executive Magistrates Ist Class. During searches, documents, electronic gadgets and incriminating material have been seized. After due scrutiny of the seized articles, expert opinion would be sought wherever required by Crime Branch to substantiate the charges against the accused with scientific evidence. Further investigation of the case is going on.