CBK File Chargesheet In Fake National Scholarship Portal Case

Srinagar, March 20: The Crime Branch Kashmir on Saturday produced preliminary chargesheet against one accused Selim Sheikh of West Bengal before the Anti-corruption Court Srinagar for uploading fake application forms on National Scholarship portal for merit cum means scholarship.

An official said that the accused was apprehended and brought to Kashmir by a Crime Branch Kashmir team headed by a DySP, for his involvement in uploading fake application forms on national scholarship portal for merit cum means scholarship Under Minority quota for J&K Students during the year 2018-19 for district Kulgam.

Subsequently, fake verifications were conducted from the institutes which did not exist in the states mentioned in the application forms, the official said.

A case (FIR No. 04/2020) U/S 420, 468,120-B, 201 RPC and 66 (D) IT Act stands registered against him, the official added.

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