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    ACB produced chargesheet against Imtiyaz Ahmad, the then Executive Officer Municipal Committee Achabal, Anantnag, and others for abuse of official position: regularizing non deserving daily wagers/CPW’s


    Anti Corruption Bureau produced Chargesheet in Case FIR No. 28/2014 P/S VOK (now ACB), under section 5(1) d r/w 5(2) P.C Act. Svt.2006, 120–B, 420, 468, 471 RPC, against Imtiyaz Ahmad, the then Executive Officer Municipal Committee Achabal,  Kousar Ahmad, the then Jr. Assistant (Establishment clerk), Gulzar Ahmad, the then Jr. Assistant (Dispatch Clerk) and Bashir Ahmad, the then Daily Wager in Municipal Committee Achabal,in the  Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Anantnag. 

    2. The instant case was registered by ACB on the outcome of the enquiry conducted on the allegations that the Executive Officer Municipal Committee Achabal in furtherance of criminal conspiracy hatched with other officials in connivance with the accused beneficiaries have illegally, fraudulently and without the competence regularized non deserving daily wagers/CPW’s. 

    3.   Accused officers/officials of Municipal Committee Achabal in order to bestow undue benefits to non deserving beneficiaries have violated the service conduct rules and have set aside the seniority list. They regularized 12 non deserving daily wagers/CPW’s (Contingent Paid Workers) and Casual Labourers ignoring the deserving persons. It caused loss of Rs.1,86,004/- to the state exchequer by way of drawing salary of 12 illegally regularized beneficiaries. Accordingly, case FIR  no.28/2014 U/S U/S 5(1) d r/w 5(2) P.C. Act Svt. 2006 and 120-B 420, 468, 471 RPC was registered by VOK and investigation was taken up.

    3. During the course of investigation, it was established that the guide lines regarding norms/provision for regularization of CPW’s and casual labours as provided SRO 64 of Finance Department, were violated which corroborated the fact of abuse of official position by accused public servants. During investigation, it was proved that the then Executive officer with active connivance of other officials have regularized 12 daily rated workers (most of them undeserved) illegally and without competence by abusing his official position. It was established that  neither any screening committee was physically constituted nor was any recommendation list prepared/submitted by the said committee thereof. 

    4. All the accused persons were presented before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Anantnag, for further legal action after obtaining sanction for prosecution from the government.  

    5. The case is next listed for 3-3-2021.

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