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J&K largest arms license rip-off in India, District Magistrates In CBI Net


J&K largest arms license rip-off in India, District Magistrates In CBI Net



In a statement, the CBI stated they performed searches at forty places consisting of 20 gun homes in a case associated with a hands license racket in Jammu and Kashmir.

Srinagar: Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with hands sellers had issued unlawful gun licenses going again as a long way as 2012.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) stated on Saturday a part of their probe into a hands license racket.


Over 2. seventy-eight lakh unlawful gun licenses had been issued via way of means of district magistrates for money, the business enterprise stated, in what is thought to be India's largest hands license scam.

In a statement, the CBI stated they carried out searches at forty places consisting of 20 gun homes in a case associated with a hands license racket in Jammu and Kashmir.

Among the ones raided are IAS officials Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and Neeraj Kumar. Mr. Choudhary, who's Secretary of Tribal Affairs, has served as district Justice of the Peace in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

He claimed that no incriminating cloth turned into located at some point of searches via way of means of CBI at his house however admitted there have been irregularities in a few cases.

The hand's license racket turned into first unearthed via way of means of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Rajasthan Police in 2017 when they located criminals with certified guns issued via way of means of bureaucrats in Jammu and Kashmir.

The ATS had additionally located over 3,000 licenses that have been given withinside the call of Army employees primarily based totally on faux documents.

While the then Peoples' Democratic Party-BJP authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have been accused of looking to guard the accused beneath neath the apparel of a vigilance probe, after the imposition of Governor's Rule in 2018, the then Governor NN Vohra surpassed over the case to CBI.

The BJP welcomed CBI raids and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for performing in opposition to corrupt who have been proliferating unlawful hands throughout the united states.

"These licenses have been issued at some point of preceding regimes. CBI has to get to the lowest of it who all have been given gun licenses; who're those humans in special components of the united states and Jammu and Kashmir. It has to be exposed," stated BJP spokesperson Altaf Thakur.


In March closing year, the CBI arrested IAS officials Kumar Rajiv Ranjan and Itrat Rafiqui who had been issued heaps of licenses at some point of their tenure because of the District Magistrates of Kupwara.

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