The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today raided five different places following a Disproportionate Assets case filed against a Professor at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar.

In a statement, ACB said that it has registered an FIR into the allegations of the acquisition of disproportionate assets accumulated by a public servant, namely Manzoor Ahmad Tantray, son of Abdul Khaliq Tantray, resident of Duderhama Ganderbal, presently posted as a Professor at NIT, Srinagar.

It stated that the suspect is in possession of substantial assets and cash deposits in his own name as well as in the name of his family members.

“The assets were found to be disproportionate to his known source of income during the verification,” the ACB said.

The omissions and commissions on the part of the above-named public servant constitute offences punishable U/S 5(1)(e) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act, Svt. 2006, ACB said.

“Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2024 is registered at P/S ACB Srinagar, and further investigation has been initiated.”

After obtaining a search warrant from the Court, ACB stated that searches were carried out at five separate locations, including his residential house at Duderhama, Ganderbal, a shopping complex near District Hospital Ganderbal, a Rest House at Kangan, Ganderbal, his official quarter and office at NIT Srinagar, and a flat at Sunjwan Bathindi, Jammu, simultaneously.

“During the search, incriminating material including revenue papers, financial/bank documents, and hard cash amounting to Rs 386650 were recovered and seized as evidence in the instant case,” ACB said, adding that further investigation of the case is going on.


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