In much publicized ETT Institute Scam, Crime Branch (CB) Jammu today produced the third chargesheet against former Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education Sheikh Bashir Ahmad, the then Joint Secretary S.S.Slathia and ten other persons before the Special Judge Anti- Corruption, Jammu.
This is the third chargesheet in ETT scam for the session 2005-2007, whereas two chargesheets for the session 2003-2005 and 2004-2006 involving 17 persons including 3 BOSE Officers has already been filed in court. Crime Branch has also recommended departmental action against another former Chairman BOSE Nutan Kumar Rasutra S for being a member of Karan Vidya Educational Trust, Jammu despite of being a government employee.
Those against whom Chargersheet was produced today includes Robin Ram Krishan R/o Ward No. 5, Kathua promoter of Data Ranpat Dev ETT and Research Institute, Kathua, Sanjeev Khajuria R/o Ward No. 02, Kathua, promoter of Maha Luxmi ETT Research Institute, Kathua, Nirmaljeet Singh R/o 117/01, Sainik Colony, Jammu A/P National Highway, Barnoti District Kathua, promoter of Bahu Teacher Training and Research Institute, Sainik Colony, Jammu and AMN Teachers Training and Research Institute, Kunjwani Bye Pass, Jammu, Surinder Kumar Gupta R/o Talab Market, Channi Himat, Jammu promoter of Satya Playway ETT Institute,Channi Himat, Jammu, Ramanpreet Singh R/o Ward No. 1, Bhour Camp, Jammu A/P 9-A Sector D, Sainik Colony, Jammu promoter of Preet Training and Research Institute, Satwari, Jammu and Samar Teachers Training and RI, Narwal, Jammu, Surjeet Singh Jamwal R/o Ward No. 10, Kathua promoter of Nav Bharat ETT & RI, Kathua, Madhu Sharma R/o Jakhani, Udhampur promoter of Bhartiya College of Education, Research and Training, Udhampur, Sarpreet Singh promoter of Popular Educational Trust ETT Institute, Kathua, Mata Vaishno Devi ETT Institute, Kathua and Vidya ETT Institute, Lakhanpur, Kathua, Harjinder Singh Anand R/o 31 B/B Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (now expired) promoter of Bharat Institute of ETT Hatli Morh, Kathua, Gurcharan Singh Reen S/o Matwal Singh Reen R/o H.No. E-150, Sainik Colony, Jammu promoter of Daya Instiute of Educational Training and Research, Channi Himat, Jammu, Dr. Shiekh Bashir Ahmed R/o village Pahilipora Safapora, Ganderbal, the then Director Academics, BOSE, Jammu (now retired) and S.S.Salathia , the then Joint Secretary, ETT BOSE, Jammu (now retired). All the accused persons except (1) Harjinder Singh Anand S/o Late Jagat Singh Anand R/o 31 B/B Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (now expired) and (02) Gurcharan Singh Reen S/o Matwal Singh Reen R/o H.No. E-150, Sainik Colony, Jammu (now expired) were produced in custody.
Special Judge Anticorruption Jammu AK Koul after hearing both the sides granted bail to all the accused.
SSP Crime Branch Jammu Mubassir Latifi said that the investigation of the case is being carried out session-wise, as the promoters and the Board officers involved only in the first three academic sessions have been chargesheeted so far. The investigation of the case with regard to the session 2006-2008 onwards is going on and in the coming days more people involved would be arrested and chargesheeted in the Court of law.