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ACB registers disproportionate assets case against NIT professor

05:07 AM Mar 12, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
acb registers disproportionate assets case against nit professor
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Srinagar, Mar 11: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided five places on Monday, after which it registered a disproportionate assets case against a professor of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar.

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In a statement issued here, the ACB said that it registered a case against Manzoor Ahmad Tantray of Ganderbal district, posted as a professor at NIT, Srinagar.

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The ACB said that the professor possessed major immovable and movable assets and cash deposits in his name as well as in the name of his family members.

“The assets were found disproportionate to his known source of income during the verification. The omissions and commissions on the part of the public servant constitute offences punishable under law. Accordingly, a case FIR No 04/2024 was registered at Police Station ACB Srinagar and further investigation was taken up,” the ACB’s statement said. “After obtaining a search warrant from the court, simultaneous raids were carried out at five separate locations including the residential house at Duderhama, shopping complex near District Hospital Ganderbal, rest house at Kangan, official quarter and office at NIT, Srinagar, and a flat in Jammu.”

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It said that during the search, incriminating material including revenue papers, finance and bank documents, and hard cash of Rs 3,86,650 were recovered and seized as evidence in the instant case. “Further investigation of the case is going on,” the statement said.

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