ACB Produces Chargesheet Against Ex-CEO Jammu, 34 Beneficiaries In ‘Illegal’ Selection Of Class IV Employees

SRINAGAR: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday produced charge sheet against  beneficiaries and Tarsem Lal, the then Chief Education Officer Jammu and others in illegal selections of Class-IV employees in the Education Department

“Anti-Corruption Bureau presented charge sheet in case FIR No. 30/2014 U/S 5 (1) (d) r/w 5 (2) J&K PC Act 2006 and 120-B, 466, 468 and 471 RPC.P/S VOJ (now ACB) against Tarsem Lal son of Late Kartar Chand R/o H. No. 346, Digiana Jammu the then CEO Jammu (now retired), Surinder Kumar son of Late Kartar Chand R/o H. No. 138, Ward number 1, Kashmiri Mohalla Akhnoor the then I/C ZEO Khour, Raj Kumar Gupta son of Parma Nand Gupta R/o H. No. 145 Kalli Janni, Jammu the then Master, Hr. Sec. School R.S Pura, 4. Bharat Bhushan son of Late Dharam Chand R/o Village Sagoon, P.O Surinsar Tehsil and District Jammu the then Master, in the office of CEO Jammu, Sudesh Kumar S/o Thorho Ram R/o Pindi Sarochian R.S.Pura Jammu the then Master GHS Dablalrh, and 34 beneficiaries in the Court of  Special Judge Anti-Corruption Jammu,” said the statement.

“The accused public servant by way of forgery, tampering of record, a fraudulent increase of academic and interview marks, acceptance of Application Forms after the due date, finally managed selection of 34 candidates as class-IV employees,” it said.

“The selection of the candidates was done in an unfair, arbitrary and illegal manner by sheer abuse of their official position in order to confer an undue benefit upon these 34 illegal beneficiaries. Thus accused CEO under well-knit conspiracy with co-accused public servants and beneficiaries by abuse of their authority helped the accused beneficiaries in getting qualified by managing insertion in their records,” it added.

“The Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu after obtaining sanction for launching prosecution against an in-service public servant from the Government submitted the charge sheet of the case as envisaged U/S 173 Cr.PC against the above said accused persons produced in the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Jammu for judicial determination,” it further said.

“The next date of hearing has been fixed on December 4, 2020,” said ACB in a statement.


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