ACB books Asstt Executive Engineer JKPCC in disproportionate assets case



SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday registered a disproportionate assets case against an assistant executive engineer of Jammu & Kashmir Project Construction Corporation (JKPCC). The case was registered against Bashir Ahmad Mir, son of Abdul Aziz, resident of Pati Vethpora Pandrethan, presently staying at 9-Hill View Colony Rawalpora, Wanbal Rangreth, Srinagar and posted as AEE, JKPCC Ltd Anantnag, an ACB spokesman said.
“The suspect was found to be in possession of huge assets in shape of immovable and movable properties on his own name as well as his family members. The properties include one double-storey palatial house at Hill View Colony Rangreth, Srinagar and two luxurious cars. He spent huge amount on education of his children outside state. He was also found in possession of FDRs bank balances/insurance policies etc. The accused spent huge money on purchase of gold, marriage of children and renovation of house,” the spokesman said.
“The assets have been found disproportionate to his known sources of income, therefore constituting commission of offences punishable under Section 5(1) (e), read with 5(2) J&K PC Act Svt. 2006. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 05/2021 at Police Station was registered against him,” he said, adding that further investigation in the case is going on.