Srinagar, Jul 20 :

The Economic Offences Wing, Srinagar of Crime Branch Kashmir on Thursday produced a chargesheet against three persons for their alleged involvement in illegal encroachment of State land in Dhobiwan, Kunzer in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A CBK spokesperson in a statement issued to SNS Kashmir said that a charge-report in case FIR No. 28/2018 u/Ss 420, 447-A & 120-B RPC of P/S Crime Branch Kashmir was produced before the Hon’ble Court of Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Tangmarg against three individuals for their alleged involvement in the illegal encroachment of State land situated at Dhobiwan, Kunzer, District Baramulla.

Informing about the brief facts of the case, the spokesperson said that Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint alleging therein that Mohammad Najeeb Goni, S/o Abdul Ghani Goni, R/o Baghat-Barzulla, Srinagar in connivance with some local land brokers, viz., Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, S/o Abdul Aziz Bhat, R/o Ussan Bangil, Karhama, Distt. Baramulla and Mohammad Ashraf Wani, S/o Mohammad Munawar Wani, R/o Utikoo, Karhama, Distt. Baramulla had unlawfully trespassed and encroached upon State land measuring approximately 25 kanals situated at village Dhobiwan, Kunzer, District Baramulla and had also erected sign boards and stone blocks etc. in said land.

“The complaint prima facie disclosed commission of criminal acts by the accused persons. Accordingly, the instant case was registered in Police Station Crime Branch Kashmir in the year 2018 and investigation started.”

“Evidence collected during investigation of the case has established that the accused persons hatched a criminal conspiracy and unlawfully trespassed/encroached upon a parcel of State land measuring approximately 25 kanals situated at village Dhobiwan, Kunzer, District Baramulla”, said the spokesperson in a statement adding they accused had fenced the said parcel of land and had also erected sign boards and placed numerous stone blocks thereby illegally and fraudulently converting/ demarcating the said parcel of State land into plots so that the same could be offered for sale to private buyers.

“Criminal culpability of the accused individuals for commission of offences punishable under Sections 420, 447-A & 120-B RPC has been proved.”

“The charge-report (challan) of the instant case has accordingly been presented in the Hon’ble Court for judicial determination”, the spokesperson said further.


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