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ACB raids former J&K Excise Commissioner’s properties in Jammu, Noida, Gurgaon


Srinagar: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu Tuesday said it raided several properties of a former J&K excise commissioner in a case involving disproportionate assets.

An ACB spokesperson said that the case (FIR No. 04/2021 in Police Station ACB Jammu) was registered against Mohammad Javed Khan, then Excise Commissioner, J&K, a resident of Bathandi, Jammu.


“The instant case was registered on the basis of a preliminary enquiry that the suspect officer has accumulated huge assets in the shape of immoveable/movable properties in his own name, in the name of his wife and other family members within J&K and outside J&K which includes immovable properties worth crores in Gurgaon, Haryana and movable properties in the shape of cars and other luxurious household items, costly electronics gadgets, jewellery etc,” the spokesperson said.

ACB added that the value of the assets found in possession of Khan, his family members and the expenditure incurred by him was “grossly disproportionate to his known sources of income which constitute offences punishable u/s 5(1)(e) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act Svt. 2006.”

“During the course of investigation, search warrants were obtained from the Hon’ble Court. In compliance to the warrants issued, two search teams were dispatched to conduct the searches at Gurugram and Noida (NCR Delhi). House search was also conducted at the present residence of the accused at Bathandi, Jammu. The search teams found and seized incriminating documents relating to un-accounted for wealth/assets acquired by the accused by resorting to corrupt practices. Further investigation of the case is going on,” the spokesperson added.

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