Fraud appointment: Vigilance books KU VC

Srinagar, Mar 03: After the J&K High Court did not agree to extend his term for five-years recently, the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University Saturday faced another blow after Vigilance Organisation registered a case against him and several other employees on charges of a fraudulent appointment made in 2014.
“The Vice Chancellor, and other officers and official of Kashmir University in connivance with screening officer (Medical Superintendent of SMHS Hospital Srinagar) which has been nominated by vice chancellor as screening officer, have selected and appointed an ineligible candidate namely Dr. Suraya Jan to the post of Medical officer illegally and fraudulently by abuse of their official position as public servants in response to advertisement published by authorities of Kashmir university dated 11-12-2014. The candidate on other hand was not qualifying as per terms and condition laid down in the advertisement notice,” said an official spokesman of the Vigilance Organisation.
The spokesman added that the commission of this act by the Vice Chancellor and other officers and officials of the Kashmir University/Screening officer Via-a-vis beneficiary disclose offences under Section 5(1) (d) PC Act Samvat 2006 read with section 120-B of RPC punishable U/S 5(2) of the Act.
“Accordingly Case FIR No. 04/2018 P/S VOK was registered and investigation taken up,” the spokesman said.

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