SVO books 3 R&B X-Ens

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Feb 8: State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) has booked three Executive Engineers of R&B Department  for their alleged involvement in embezzlement of  public funds worth lakhs in Bandipora Special Sub Division of Kashmir region.
An official spokesman said that a special team of State Vigilance Organisation after conducting preliminary inquiry  into the complaints against the three Executive Engineers of Special Sub Division Bandipora, today registered a  case FIR No. 3/ 2017 at Police Station Vigilance, Kashmir.
The then Executive Engineers at  Special  Sub Division Bandipora, Abdul Aziz Kashmiri, Akhtar Hussain  and Sheikh Mohd Hussain have been booked in a fresh case against them. The official said that on the basis  of an enquiry conducted in the investigation of case FIR No. 41/2006 P/S VOK which revealed that the  then Executive Engineers of SSD R&B Bandipora, in pursuance to criminal conspiracy hatched by them and others  by abuse of their official positions during the year 2004-05 have misappropriated  an amount of Rs 5,21,210 while effecting purchases of pipes  and other material. The purchases were made on exorbitant  rates by favouring a particular  suppliers M/s  Mohd Ashraf  Dar  & Nazir Ahmed Tramboo, causing loss to the State exchequer.
The SVO Kashmir after registration of  fresh case against these  three public servants  and others , has started investigation.