Vigilance produces challan against then TSO, his wife

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, May 5: In disproportionate assets case, Vigilance Organization, Jammu today produced charge sheet against then Tehsil Supply Officer of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Kishtwar, and his wife.
Charge sheet in case FIR No.6/2011 u/s 5(1) (e) r/w section 5(2), J&K PC Act Svt  2006 and section 109 RPC,  against Sujjan Singh,  then TSO FCS&CA Department Kishtwar  and his wife Kalawati Devi, was produced  before the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Doda.
The case was registered in P/S VOJ on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of possessing disproportionate assets by the TDO to his known sources of income. During investigation, house searches of the accused were conducted at Jammu as well as at Kishtwar. During searchers, incriminating documents were seized in the case and role of his wife Kalawati Devi, who is a retired teacher by profession, was also investigated.  During investigation, on the basis of record and evidences, it was found that Kalawati Devi, wife of the accused Sujjan Singh, has abetted and facilitated her husband in raising the disproportionate assets.
During the investigation, section 8(B) of PC Act was invoked in the case and after completion of legal formalities, the properties of the accused were attached at village Atholi Padder and Subash Nagar, Jammu, including eight bank accounts standing on the name of accused Sujjan Singh and his family members. The extent of disproportionate assets was found exceeding beyond the legitimate sources of income of both husband and wife which makes it evident that the properties both moveable and immoveable have been raised by them through ill-gotten money. The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed for 23-05-2017.

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