Jammu, Aug 19: The crime branch Jammu on Thursday said that it arrested a Patwari for his involvement in hatching criminal conspiracy and forging revenue record with other accused persons.
In a statement, Crime Branch Jammu said that it arrested co-accused Patwari, Mohammad Rafique son of Bashir Ahmed of Peer Baba Satwari in Jammu in case FIR No. 72/2016 U/S 420, 465, 467, 471,120-B 5(2) P.V.Act P/S Crime Branch Jammu for his involvement in hatching criminal conspiracy and forging Revenue record with other accused persons including the prime accused (beneficiary) Mohammad Shafi son of Babbi of Teli Mohalla Barihamna, (Prop. Chowdhary Trading Company with the purpose to identify some wrong property/land under his ownership and possession.
“On the basis of forged Revenue documents a registered sale / mortgage deed was produced by the beneficiary before the officials/valuator of Canara Bank, Bari Brahmna, Samba to secure a Cash Credit limit of Rs. 30.00 lacs. and thereafter, turned NPA, thereby, causing wrongful gains to himself and corresponding loss to the Canara Bank,” the statement reads.
It reads that the accused were not cooperating in the investigation of the case and were evading arrest since the registration of the case. “However, after generation of intelligence input, team of Crime Branch, Jammu laid trap at different places with careful planning and arrested the accused from Bari Brahmana area. The accused is presently on Police remand for further investigation of the case.”
It reads that the case owes its origin to a written complaint lodged by Sandeep Gupta Sr. Manager, Canara Bank, Bari Brahmna, Samba in Crime Branch wherein the complainant has alleged that Mohammad Shafi Prop. Chowdhary Trading Company approached the bank for grant of Cash Credit Limit of Rs. 30.00 Lacs with sub-limit of Rs. 5.00 Lac repayable alongwith interest @ 13.95% with security of hypothecation of stocks, book debts and collateral security in the shape of land measuring one kanal falling under Khasra. No. 166 min, Khata No. 231 min and Khewat No. 24 situated at Smailpur, Bari Brahmna opposite KFC having two shops constructed over it, which were got identified by him to the Bank officials.
“The Valuator appointed by the Bank and accordingly, the CC Limit was sanctioned in February, 2015 and necessary mortgage deed was executed and registered before Sub-Registrar, Samba.”
It reads that during the investigation of the case conducted so far, it transpires that the accused Mohammad Shafi in connivance with Patwari Mohd Rafique and Mohd Rafique intentionally and deliberately and by misrepresenting the facts got identified some wrong property/land, showing it to be under his ownership and possession by way of a registered sale deed before the Bank officials/valuator, secured a CC limit of Rs. 30.00 lacs and thereafter turned NPA, thereby, causing wrongful gain to himself and corresponding loss to the Bank. kns