Roshni scam: Indian CBI raids nine places in IIOJK


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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