Indian CBI raids 40 locations across IIOJK

Srinagar, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Saturday raided 40 locations across the territory in connection with the fake gun license case.

The CBI sleuths conducted extensive raids at around 40 locations including Jammu, Srinagar, Udhampur, Rajouri, Islamabad, Baramulla, Delhi (at the official and residential premises of certain then public servants, around 20 gun houses, dealers in an on-going investigation of a case. The raids were conducted in connection with the fake gun license case that was handed over to the CBI in 2018.

The case was first probed by Anti-Terror Squad of Rajasthan after which it was handed over to CBI after startling revelations about fake gun licenses issued to non-Kashmiris surfaced. The ATS had after investigations revealed that 40,000 fake gun licenses were issued to non-Kashmiri residents in Udhampur, Doda, Ramban and Kupwara districts on forged documents.

Initial probe had revealed that an IAS officer had issued a large number of fake gun licenses to non-Kashmiris when he was heading a district as Deputy Commissioner.