Rajouri: The Jammu and Kashmir police have booked a sarpanch and a few others for alleged misuse of a stamp of a revenue official in Rajouri district of Jammu division.
Quoting an official, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that a case was registered against the sarpanch and few others for alleged misuse of the stamp of a revenue official of the rank of patwari.
He said that the matter came to light before tehsildar Khawas that sarpanch from Odharni panchayat prepared a fake stamp of patwari for Patwar Halqa Kot Charwal and allegedly prepared some revenue documents to press for sanction of some cases under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY).
“The matter was taken up with police authorities after which a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Dharamsal police station while the matter is being further investigated,” he said.
The official said that a case FIR 100/2020 under section 420 and other sections under IPC has been registered against the sarpanch and another person. KNO