Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Jammu today convicted Janak Singh, the then Tehsildar Recovery Jammu, in Disproportionate Assets case concerning Prevention of Corruption Act, acquiring assets without information to Government and on account of the acquisition of Benami assets.
Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Jammu, Ritesh Dubey convicted Janak Singh in case FIR number 4/2008 P/S VOJ (now ACB Jammu) and awarded him simple imprisonment for three years.
The court awarded punishment under Sections 5(1)(e) read with 5(2) of J&K Prevention of Corruption Act, Svt.2006 and 109/120-B of Ranbir Penal Code, Sections 12, 14 of Public Men & Public Servants Declaration of Assets Act and Sections 3 of J&K Benami Transactions(Prohibition) Act,2010 for the commission of offences punishable under Sections 5(1)(e), read with 5(2) J&K Prevention of Corruption Act, Svt 2006 for three years simple imprisonment and one-year simple imprisonment for offences under Sections 12, 14 of Public Men & Public Servants Declaration of Assets Act and two years simple imprisonment for commission of offences under Section 3 of Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 2010.
The instant case was registered based on a verification conducted into the allegations that the convict had raised assets disproportionate to his known sources of income in the name of his family members and friends by indulging in corrupt practices during his service career.
The verification found that the accused constructed a double-storey residential house on a piece of land measuring more than 02 kanals at Shastri Nagar, Jammu and has established a Petrol Pump, namely Shankar Filling Station at Greater Kailash Jammu, in the name of his family members. The said Janak Singh, son of Shankar Singh, resident of Extn-1, Shastri Nagar Jammu, was found to have resorted to acquiring moveable and immovable properties including land etc., in his name and the name of his close relations to conceal his money.
Accordingly, case FIR number 4/2008 P/S VOJ (now ACB-J) under section 5 (1) (e) r/w 5 (2) J&K PC Act Svt 2006 and Sections 109 and 120-B RPC, Section 12/2014 Public Men and Public Servant Declaration of Assets Act and Section (3) of J&K Benami transactions (Prohibition) Act, 2010 was registered.
The prosecution, in this case, was conducted by Irshad Ahmed Sheikh, Addl. Public Prosecutor, Court of Spl Judge Anti-Corruption, Jammu.
73rd Republic Day Celebrations Held Across Jammu
On Wednesday, on the 73rd Republic Day of the country, the tricolour flag was proudly hoisted at every square and square of the city. Amid patriotic songs and music in all the squares and streets of the town, people hoisted the tricolour flag paid tribute to the country’s martyrs and saluted the brave soldiers deployed in defence of the borders. On this national festival of Republic Day, after flag hoisting by business organizations in many city areas, Prasad was also distributed among the people by putting up stalls of halwa-puri.
Jammu Mayor Chandramohan Gupta hoisted the tricolour and regional traders at the historic Raghunath Mandir Chowk. Apart from this, the Mayor hoisted the tricolour flag at Shaheed Major Akash Singh Park in his residence area, celebrating Republic Day with people in more than a dozen city areas.
The main program was organized on behalf of the State Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters at Trikuta Nagar, where the state president Ravindra Raina unfurled the tricolour flag along with former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and other leaders. Next, former Minister Sat Sharma and other leaders hoisted the tricolour flag in the BJP’s Kachi Cantonment office. Then, in the Chamber House located at Railhead Complex, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu, President Arun Gupta, and other office bearers and main businessmen unfurled the tricolour flag.
In Jammu’s biggest wholesale grain market Ware House-Nehru Market, the Federation’s head Deepak Gupta and market traders hoisted the tricolour flag. Apart from this, regional corporators in all 75 wards of Jammu Municipal Corporation shared the happiness of Republic Day by hoisting the tricolour flag along with the people of their respective wards.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha hoists National Flag at Republic Day function
Rapper cop of Jammu and Kashmir awarded by DGP
Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Jeevan Kumar whose rap performance on a television reality show has gone viral and won him praise was awarded by Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Tuesday night.
The police chief gave a commendation certificate and a reward of Rs 10,000 to the constable.
The police chief congratulated Kumar and his family for his excellent performance and for making the force proud.
Jeevan’s rap song was a tribute to the security forces.
Police officials said rapping is a hobby of the 25-year-old constable hailing from the border belt of Bishnah in Jammu.
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Mukesh Singh had shared a video of Kumar singing last year and said the constable was a passionate singer.
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