Srinagar: The Crime Branch Kashmir produced the Charge-Sheet against a lady for fraudulently drawing ‘freedom-fighter’ pension even after the death of her mother.
The chargesheet was produced before the Court of Mobile Magistrate, 13th Finance Commission Srinagar.
The Crime Branch in a statement said that a lady from Habakadal Srinagar was authorized by her mother to receive ‘Freedom Fighter Pension’ on her behalf by virtue of Power of Attorney.
But even after the death of her mother, the lady continued to draw pension dishonestly and fraudulently.
The accused, despite having the knowledge, has drawn on behalf of her deceased mother and has thereby deceived the authorities to confer a wrongful gain of an amount of Rs. 3.82 lakh upon herself against corresponding loss to the state Exchequer. (KNT)