J&K Anti Corruption Bureau raids Kathua Mining office, recovers cash

Jammu, Aug 1 (Agency) The sleuths of Jammu and Kashmir Anti Corruption Bureau have raided the office of District Geology and Mining Department Kathua and seized cash and the records, an official here said on Sunday. He said that during the raid, the ACB sleuths also recovered Rs 3 lakh in cash seized from the office. The raid was conducted by Anti Corruption Bureau Jammu headed by DySP Sunny Gupta who was accompanied by Tehsildar, Kathua Gourav Sharma.

During the raid, the ACB team checked the office records, files of revenue collection, permission to stone crushers running in Ravi and Ujh rivers thoroughly and seized records along with computer and printer from the District Mining Office (DMO), Kathua, said an official. He said that the ACB team also questioned the staff members and also alarmed some stone crusher owners who are operating illegally in Ravi and Ujh rivers. Kathua police also assisted the ACB team during the raid. “The raid was conducted on Sunday evening while Rs three lakh in cash and records were seized by the team from the office,” said the official.