Roshni scam: Indian CBI raids nine places in IIOJK

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted searches at several places in Srinagar and Jammu in connection with in an on-going investiga-tion of a case related to Roshni scheme.

The CBI teams raided nine places in Srinagar and Jammu including at the residences of two for-mer Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir; then Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar; then Assistant Commissioner, Nazool, Srinagar and then Tehsildar, Nazool, Srinagar.

Reports said during the CBI searches, incrimi-nating documents including conferment of owner-ship rights, documents pertaining to several immov-able properties located at Srinagar, Jammu, New Delhi; fixed deposits of more than Rs.25 lakh; cash of Rs.2 lakh (approx); keys of 6 bank lockers and a number of bank accounts have been unearthed.

CBI had registered a case on the alleged Roshni Scam on the directions of High Court of IIOJK.

It was alleged that ownership rights of state land measuring around 7 Kanals 7 Marlas situated at prime location in Srinagar, were conferred arbitrar-ily on an ineligible applicant at a throw away price, thereby causing huge loss to the State exchequer.—KMS

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