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J-K: CBI conducts multiple raids in Srinagar over arms license scam

News Agencies | Updated on: 24 July 2021, 11:24 IST
Visual from the raid at the government quarters in Srinagar's Tulsi Bagh. (Photo/ANI)

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted multiple raids on government quarters in Srinagar's Tulsi Bagh and other places in connection with alleged arms and gun license scam in the valley.

Visuals from the government quarters showed CBI vehicles entering the premises.


"Searches are being conducted in government accommodations including the premised of Srinagar-based IAS," an agency official said.

Earlier in 2019, the CBI had raided 13 places. The allegation in the case was that from 2012 to 2016, DCs of various districts of Jammu and Kashmir, including Kupwara district, had issued bulk arms licenses for fraudulently and illegally receiving funds.
Further details are awaited.

(ANI)

First published: 24 July 2021, 11:24 IST
 
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