Crime Branch gets property of absconder attached
Mar 06, 2021
JAMMU: Crime Branch Jammu has attached property of an absconder, who is evading his arrest over a very long period of time despite the directives from the court for appearing before it for judicial determination of the case.
The Crime Branch initiated proceedings for attachment of property of accused Proclaimed Offender - Rakesh Kumar Gupta, son of Tara Chand, resident of H.NO. 43/04 Trikuta Nagar Jammu, in respect of his plot No. 78, Sector-7, Housing Colony, Channi Himmat, Jammu for his involvement in case FIR No. 261/2000 U/S 420, 467,468, 406,201,120-B RPC of PS Pacca Danga Jammu.
Earlier proceedings were initiated U/S 512 CrPC against the accused for declaring him absconder after the accused evaded his arrest and presence before the Court of Law. Since the accused kept on absconding over a very long period of time, proceedings under section 82/ 83 Cr PC were initiated against him through the Court of Law for declaring him as Proclaimed Offender. Despite this, the accused did not turn up before the court as stipulated in the court order. As such further stringent measures were required to be taken against the accused as envisaged under the law of the land for attachment of his property.
Based on information provided by Sr Programmer (PIO) J&K, Housing Board, Jammu, Court of 2nd Additional Session Judge Jammu passed an order dated 30-01-2021 for attachment of Plot No. 78, Sector-7, Housing Colony, Channi Himmat Jammu, belonging to the accused. Thus, in pursuance of the said court order, a team led by Naib Tehsildar (Executive Magistrate) Rakh Bahu visited on spot at Channi Himmat Jammu and effected attachment of plot No. 78, Sector-7, Housing Colony, Channi Himmat, Jammu. The possession of the said property (Plot) with under construction building was handed over to Housing Board.