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CBI raids 22 locations in Jammu and Kashmir

Fake gun license case

Today the CBI has taken a big action in Jammu and Kashmir. CBI raids 22 locations linked in fake gun license case. Out of this, 12 hideouts are from Kashmir Valley only. This investigation is being done by the CBI Chandigarh branch. Sources said that raids were also conducted at the official residence of an officer in Srinagar.

The CBI conducted extensive raids at 22 locations in Jammu and Kashmir, including 12 in Kashmir and 10 in the Jammu region. The officer said the raids were conducted in connection with the fake gun license case handed over to the CBI in 2018.

The matter was earlier investigated by the Anti-Terrorism Squad of Rajasthan. It was handed over to the CBI after shocking revelations about fake gun licenses given to non-J&K residents. The ATS had found that 40,000 fake gun licenses were issued to non-J&K residents in Udhampur, Doda, Ramban and Kupwara districts on forged documents.

Preliminary investigation had revealed that an IAS officer had issued a large number of fake gun licenses to non-J&K residents when he was posted in a district as the Deputy Commissioner (DC).