Fake Recruitment Scam: CBK files case against Sr Asst Ld Adv Gen J&K office

Srinagar, Oct 13: Crime Branch Kashmir (CBK) on Wednesday said that it registered a case against a Senior Assistant in Learned Advocate General J&K office in fake recruitment scam.

According to a statement issued to the news agency, the CBK arrested accused Mohammad Yaqoob Bhat, son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat of Budgam in connection with a case under FIR number 56 of 2021 under section 420 467, 468, 471, 120(B) r/w Section 66 IT Act, today.

“The FIR has been registered after receipt of a communication from Z. A. Dewani, (Administrative Officer, Office of the Learned Advocate General, J&K) alleging therein that fake orders bearing No’s 76 AG of 2021 and 79 AG of 2021 dated 13.07.2021 are being circulated on social media showing the selection of 33 persons as Jr. Assistants and other 33 persons as Orderlies, however, no such orders have been issued by the office of the Learned Advocate General, J&K,” the statement said.

Accordingly, an enquiry was initiated at CBK and during the probe, it came to fore that some touts have conspired with Muhammad Yaqoob Bhat, (Sr. Assistant) posted in the office of the Learned Advocate General, J&K who have lured the candidates on the fake promise of providing jobs.

“During probe, it also surfaced that some beneficiaries have transferred huge amount of money in the account maintained in the name of Mohammad Yaqoob Bhat. The investigation of the case is going on and the involvement of other officials and individuals is being looked into,” the statement said

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