SRINAGAR, July 26: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Baramulla today booked Mansoor Ahmad Lone, then Manager Cooperative Marketing Society (CMS) Tangmarg for violation of rules in construction of shopping complex at Wahipora, Tangmarg.
The enquiry conducted by the ACB revealed that shopping complex was constructed at Wahipora Tangmarg by evading all norms/procedures and the works were allotted to the contractors without approval from competent authority and without estimate/design by ignoring the tendering process.
The enquiry report also revealed that a huge amount of Rs 19.94 lacs on account of goodwill construction cost has been received by the then Manager Cooperative Marketing Society Tangmarg from 13 persons. However, as per the records, an amount of Rs 12.85 lacs has been paid to the sublet contractors till 03/08/2017 against the construction work. The probe also revealed that records have not been maintained properly which seems to be a deliberate attempt on part of the Manager to conceal the actual financial position etc.
Moreover, the enquiry report further revealed that while constructing another shopping complex at Tangmarg, all norms/procedure have been flouted.
Accordingly, the ACB Baramulla has registered a case FIR number 02/2019 under Sections 5 (1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act Svt 2006 and started investigation.