CBI carries out searches at 13 locations in connection with arms licence case

CBI searches, 13 locations, Jammu and Kashmir, National Capital Region, arms licence case, irregularities, fraud, scam
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has carried out searches at 13 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Capital Region (NCR) in connection with the arms licence case, officials said on Monday (December 30).

The residence of IAS officers Yasha Mudgil, Rajiv Ranjan, and former senior officers are being searched, they said.

The officials said that searches are being conducted in 13 locations in Srinagar, Jammu, Gurgaon and Noida.

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The premises of the then deputy commissioners and district magistrates of Kupwara, Baramulla, Udhampur, Kishtwar, Shopian, Rajouri, Doda, Pulwama are being searched in connection with two CBI cases related to alleged irregularities in issuance of around two lakh arms licences from different districts of Jammu and Kashmir, they said.

It was also alleged that the then public servants received illegal gratification in the issuance of licences to non-residents of Jammu and Kashmir in violation of rules, the officials said.

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