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CB Jammu produces Charge-sheet against Tehsildar, Patwari in mutation of land case

Last Updated on December 5, 2021 at 3:06 pm

Crime Branch Jammu has produced charge-sheet against then Tehsildar Sayed Zulfaqar Ali Jaffray resident of Ustaad Mohalla Jammu and then Patwari Ram Saran resident of Ghou Manhasan and four other accused persons namely for their involvement in hatching criminal conspiracy in preparing mutation of a land.

The four others who have been accused including Chaju Ram and his sons Sheru Ram , Hari Ram, Paras Ram and resident of Alora Tehsil Mandal District Jammu.

The accused prepared a mutation of land measuring 16 kanals 10 Marlas at Tikku Tehra Tehsil Jammu. The mutation was done in contravention of the provision of the law of the land and against the interest of the complainant.

A written complaint was lodged by Gurdeep Singh wherein it was alleged that the land in question was allotted in favour of one Jagat Singh S/o Kala Singh as a PoK Refugee of 1947. “The father of the complainant during his life time remained in continuous physical cultivation and possession over the state land allotted to him and after his death the complainant and his brother were in physical cultivating possession and no rights of proprietorship could be vested in favour of any person including the allottees” an official spokesperson of crime branch said. 

On receipt of the complaint a preliminary verification was initiated by Crime Branch Jammu and during the course of enquiry the allegations were prima-facie substantiated, leading to the registration of instant formal criminal case.

During the course of investigation, oral, material and other documentary evidence was collected which proved that the beneficiaries Chaju Ram and others in connivance with the then revenue authorities prepared the mutation besides making false entries in the revenue record in contravention to the law of the land and against the interests of the complainant.

Charge-sheet has been produced in the Court of Special Judge Anti- Corruption, Jammu for judicial determination.