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Crime Branch books man for forgery, manipulation of documents

SRINAGAR: The Crime Branch has produced a charge sheet in a 6-year old case of forgery in which the accused had issued fake documents in the name of then Member Parliament, Moti Lal Vohra.

"The Crime Branch Kashmir produced a Charge Sheet in case FIR No: 33/2014 under section 420 RPC of Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir against Mohamed Shahid Khan son of Mohamed Saleem Khan from B38 Nazim-ud-Din West New Delhi before the Court of Judge Small Causes Srinagar," the CB said.

It said that the instant case was registered on the allegations of cheating committed by the said accused, by using fake & fictitious DO of the then Member Parliament, Moti Lal Vohra.

While detailing the case, the CB said that it had received a communication from Sham Lal Sharma, the then Minister for Health, J&K State on 29.08.2012 alleging therein that the Minister has received the communication, in form of DO letter duly signed by the then Member Parliament regarding adjustment/engagement of relatives of one Mohd Yousuf Bhat from Mochwara Shopian and others in the Health Department as casual labours /nursing orderlies.

"Further it was alleged, that after making correspondence with the office of Member Parliament, the said DO was found fake and fictitious," the CB said.

It said that accordingly, a probe was initiated in Crime Branch Kashmir during which it was established that one Shah Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Saleem Khan from Darya Gunj, New Delhi had by misuse of letterheads of All India Congress Committee and after resorting to manipulation of documents, made fake recommendations attributed to Moti Lal Vohra Member Parliament for adjustment/ engagement of beneficiaries etc. "On this count, a case FIR No: 33/2014 of Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir under section 420 RPC against the said accused person was registered and the investigation set into motion," CB said.

During the investigation, as per CB, it was established that the accused had duped the complainant and grabbed a number of Rs. 25 lakhs on the pretext of providing Job in the Health Department by issuing a fake DO letter of then Member Parliament Moti Lal Vohra.


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