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CB books job fraudster, associates

Srinagar, Oct 19: Crime Branch Kashmir has been registered against a fraudster and his associates, who under the pretext of being Personal Secretary of Chairman J&K Bank Ltd, had issue fake appointment letters to many job seeking individuals and in return taken hefty amounts of money from them.

In an official hand out issued here, the CB spokesperson giving details about the case revealed, “CB office received an order passed by the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Pulwama dated 07.09.2018, titled Abdul Majid Kuchay V/S Abdul Majid Mir R/O KalaroosLastiyal District Kupwara, along with copies of fake appointment orders, application, list  of persons from whom accused  has received  hefty amounts.

“The order inter-alia reveals that the non-applicant namely Abdul Majid Mir approached the complainant and projected himself as Personal Secretary of Chairman J&K Bank Ltd. He developed friendship with him and induced   the complainant to pay huge amounts in lieu of providing of   jobs as Relationship Executives, Bank Associates and Attendants in J&K Bank,” read the order.

It further read that the complainant has collected as much as 29 lakh rupees from 13 individuals hailing from Tral, Pampore & Pulwama area and handed over the amount to the non-applicant, who after receiving the money provided 11 appointment orders purportedly signed by Chairman/CEO of J&K Bank Ltd. Accordingly the  appointees approached the  concerned authorities of J&K Bank for joining their jobs, but  they were informed  that the said  appointment orders have not been issued by the Bank authorities  and are fake and forged, thereby the non-applicant (alleged accused) deceived the complainant and grabbed huge amounts from  him on the pretext of  providing  jobs  to educated youth in J&K Bank in a fraudulent and deceitful manner. The said Hon’ble Court order further reveals that the appointments with respect to Relationship Executives, Banking Associates & Peons in the bank is a big racket and the said posts are not being advertised and such appointments are made in violation of established norms/procedures.

Accordingly Case has been registered against the accused Abdul Majid Mir S/O Rahim Mir R/O KalaroosLastiyal District Kupwara, and concerned Bank officers/officials and investigation started.