Crime Branch files charge sheet against couple for migrant relief fraud

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Srinagar

Crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday filed a charge sheet in a court here against a couple for withdrawing relief meant for Kashmiri migrants by fraudulent means, said the statement.

The statement said that Crime Branch Jammu produced charge sheet against accused-Davinder Kour alongwith her husband R/O H. No. 210/2 Tulsi Bagh Srinagar A/P. H .NO.281 Lane No. 02 GTB Nagar, Channi Rama Jammu for causing loss to State Exchequer  fraudulently by preparing documents to entitle her draw relief in both cash and kind as a Kashmiri migrant.

“Whistle blower S. Bhupinder Singh S/o Sajan Singh R/O H. No. F/177 Sec.-11/F Nanak Nagar, Jammu (now expired), alleged that the accused and her husband got relief illegally as Kashmiri Migrants from August-1990 to April-2007 as is given to the unemployed migrants of Kashmir,” it said.

Crime Branch Jammu lodged case FIR No. 15/2011 U/S 420, 467, 468, 471, 120-B RPC after allegations were prima-facie substantiated during the preliminary enquiry, it added.

“During the course of investigation allegations were proved against main accused and her husband. It has been proved that the accused’s husband S. Manjit Singh was serving as a Central Govt. employee in Field Ordinance Depot, Srinagar while his wife Davinder Kour was taking Relief and Ration for him from the office of Relief Commissioner Jammu,”it said.

“The charge sheet has been produced against both the accused in the Excise Court Jammu,” said the statement.

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