November 11, 2020

ACB produces chargesheet against Ex SI Excise & Taxation Deptt, other in excess toll charging case

Srinagar: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has produced a Charge sheet in Case FIR No. 55/2015 P/S VOK (now ACB), under section 5(1) d r/w 5(2) PC Act. Svt. 2006, 120–B, 420 /RPC against Naseer Ahmad, the then sub inspector and Manzoor Ahmad, the then Excise Guard, Excise and Taxation Department toll post Lower Munda Anantnag in the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Anantnag.
In a statement issued on Tuesday the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) said that the instant case was registered by ACB on the allegations that officers/ officials of tool post lower munda were looting innocent drivers by abuse of their official position and charging Rs 1500 to Rs 3000 per truckload as toll charges. Stating that a surprise check was conducted on 21st January 2015 by the ACB team in presence of magistrate and during the check of a particular shift manned by the accused officials, the ACB in it’s statement also said “excess cash of thousands of rupees was found which was collected from the passing trucks in excess of the permissible amount of Rs. 600 per vehicle under rules”.
The ACB in it’s statement also said that both the accused persons were presented before the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Anantnag for further legal action.

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