begins fresh probe in Chopra case
JAMMU, Dec 16: The Special
Investigating Team (SIT), constituted for
fresh investigations into the killing of
Raju Chopra and four others including his
two family members and two helpers at
Trikuta Nagar in September 2006, today
had a fresh look of the site of killings.
headed by DIG Jammu-Kathua range Farooq
Khan visited the house of Raju Chopra at
Trikuta Nagar and had a detailed
examination of the spot where Chopra, his
wife Madhu, Saloni, daughter, a helper
and a driver were killed on the
intervening night of September 16 and 17,
members were reported to have recollected
the scene. They were at the spot for more
than a couple of hours before returning.
The team members including SP Counter
Intelligence, Jammu, Romesh Kumar Angral,
SP Armed Mahadeep Singh and DySP CID (CI)
Muzaffar Hussain Shah also had a meeting
among themselves to discuss various
theories on the killing.
was expected to question some persons,
who were suspect in the killing, during
the course of their further
have so far arrested nine
"accused in the murder
from Guna, Madhya Pradesh, the latest
being Sangram Singh. A challan has been
produced against them in the court of
said if required, a supplementary
chargesheet could be filed in the case.
qtls FCI foodgrain seized
SRINAGAR, Dec 16: Police
today recovered huge quantity of
foodgrain and other essential items meant
for distribution through Consumer Affairs
and Public Distribution (CAPD) Department
from a private godown in Batamaloo area
of the city.
specific information Srinagar police
raided a godown at Mominabad Batamaloo
and recovered 1000 quintals
(approximately) of rice, 300 bags
(approximately) of sugar and 500 bags
(approximately) of flour meant for
distribution through CAPD outlets,"
a police spokesman said.
these items were supplied by the Food
Corporation of India (FCI) and the same
were to be fraudulently sold to the
operandi of the group was to transfer the
food grain and other items into different
bags which did not bear the marking of
FCI and relabeled for sale in open
has also recovered stitching machines,
weighing machines and 1000 empty bags
from the spot," the spokesman said.
He said in
this connection case FIR No. 265/2010
under Sections 409, 460, 120-B has been
registered in police station Sadder and
investigations have been taken up. No
arrests have been made so far in
connection with the case.
sources said the instant recovery was
just the tip of the ice-berg as larger
quantities of food grain from FCI meant
for public distribution was being
swindled by some officials of the CAPD
department in connivance with local