Spl DG Crime constitutes SIT led by IPS officer in ETT Scam

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JAMMU: In compliance to directions of the Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Jammu for further investigation in ETT scam, the Special Director General of Crime Branch constituted a committee headed by Sudhanshu Verma for further investigation. Bhagwan Singh Dandia, Dy SP EOW CB CRIME; Inspector Naveen EOW CB Jammu; Inspector Mohd Irfan EOW CB Jammu, Inspector Sumit Magotra and Inspector Ashwani Kumar EOW CB Jammu will be other members of SIT.
It is worthwhile to mention here that SIT has to make further investigation in the case to ascertain the roles of the then Education ministers, Secretaries Education Department, Chairmen JKBOSE and many more promoters/ owners of such fake institutes besides recovering and seizing original copies of permissions issued by the accused.
It is worthwhile to mention here that the special Anti-Corruption Court, Jammu has directed Crime Branch, Jammu for further investigation in the case. In his findings, Special Judge Anticorruption Court Jammu, Tahir Khurshid Raina, while directing further investigation in the case, has passed strictures against the IO of case and the then SSP Crime, who was acting as SHO Police Station Crime Branch Jammu and under whose supervision this sham and shoddy investigation was done in a scam of high magnitude. Even the directions of High Court at Srinagar, passed in PIL relating to investigation of this case, have been violated with impunity by the crime branch, as observed by the Judge, the Court observed.
While directing further investigation, Court asked to investigate roles of successive Ministers of Education after 2000, including Secretaries Education Department & Chairmen JKBOSE, J&K and further Investigation to be done by an IPS officer not below the rank of SSP and status report to be filed before the Court fortnightly, while completing the investigation within two months.