Srinagar, May 23: Police on Wednesday registered a case following court directions into the allegations that some persons in league with revenue officials are using fake documents to avail loan in Lolab belt of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told GNS that during a case, Munsiff Judge Sogam detected some fake documents submitted by a government employee to avail the loan.
Taking strong note of it, the judge ordered concerned police to probe all angles into the case including alleged role of local revenue officials in what could be a major scam.
The court has also issued directions to concerned banks to probe all documents and loan files since 2017.
Police sources said that the government employee is evading arrest and role of revenue officials and others are being ascertained.
They said that large-scale investigations have been launched after registration of an FIR 23/2018 u/s 420, 467,468,471 RPC.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar told GNS that action against all those involved will be taken as warranted under law.
He said that investigations are underway and soon all those involved will be dealt sternly as per the law. (GNS)