Crime Branch Books A Person For Allegedly Drawing Two Salaries


SRINAGAR: The Economic Offence Wing of Crime Branch Kashmir has produced charges against Fayaz Ahmad Bhat for allegedly drawing salaries from two government departments.

As per a statement issued by the Crime Branch, an FIR No. 43/2022 U/S 420 RPC of Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir (Now EOW) against Fayaz Ahmad Bhat S/O Abdul Gaffar Bhat R/O Hayan Palpora Kangan before the Court of Passenger Tax Srinagar.

“The instant case has been registered upon a receipt of written complaint, wherein the complainant alleged that Fayaz Ahmad Bhat is working as CPW in in Education department since year-1997 and is also working as casual labour in mechanical department of SKIMS from November-2005 and since then he has been drawing his salary from two departments simultaneously, thereby causing lose to government exchequer,” the statement reads.

Subsequently, an enquiry was ordered in the matter which culminated into registration of Case FIR No. 43/2022 of Police Station Economic Offence Wing of Crime Branch Kashmir and investigation set into the motion.

During the course of investigation, it got “established that the accused Fayaz Ahmad Bhat has gained pecuniary advantage/wrongful gain for himself which he was not entitled to, thus committed offence as defined U/S 420 RPC.”

“Thereby the accused cheated and caused the wrongful gain to himself and wrongful loss to the Government exchequer with the criminal intention by getting the salary from two Govt. departments simultaneously and accordingly Challan of the said case produced in the court of law for judicial determination.”


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