In India's Biggest Arms Licence Scam, J&K District Magistrates In CBI Net
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In India's Biggest Arms Licence Scam, J&K District Magistrates In CBI Net

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July 25, 2021

Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with arms dealers had issued illegal gun licences going back as far as 2012, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday as part of their probe into an arms licence racket.


New Delhi, 25 July 2021

As per news report of NDTV, over 2.78 lakh illegal gun licences have been issued by district magistrates for money, the agency said, in what is believed to be India's biggest arms licence scam. In a statement, the CBI said they conducted searches at 40 locations including 20 gun houses in a case related to arms licence racket in Jammu and Kashmir. Among those raided are two IAS officers Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and Neeraj Kumar. Mr Choudhary, who is Secretary of Tribal Affairs, has served as district magistrate in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Source -NDTV

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