Exactly three months after exposing his identify in luring college students to review MBBS in Pakistan to rearrange funds for terror teams, Jammu and Kashmir Police booked the Hurriyat Conference chief for presenting mistaken circulation figures of his newspaper to get authorities ads.
The outstanding chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Mohammad Sharief Sartaj, resident of Jammu, has been booked in FIR 41/2022 underneath sections 420 IPC for committing fraud.
After getting data that Jamaat-e-Islami chief is getting authorities commercial for his newspaper by presenting mistaken figures of circulation, a case was registered by the police.
“During the investigation of case FIR No. 27/2022 U/S 10/13/39/Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. of Police Station Peermitha, Jammu, it has come to fore during the investigation that the owner of Rah-e-Manzil, Urdu daily newspaper, situated at Talab Khatikan, Jammu namely Mohammad Sharief Sartaj son of Shamas-Ul-Din Rather resident of Changa Bhalessa, tehsil Gandoh, district Doda at present Sunjwan has been printing nearly 150-200 copies of his newspaper on daily basis, but has dishonestly reflected figure of 18000 copies for pecuniary gain of obtaining advertisements from Information Department J&K and for certain other reasons”, police stated.
Taking observe of it, Jammu police has registered a case in FIR 41/2022 underneath sections 420 IPC and has booked the proprietor for fraud.
Arrested earlier for accumulating funds for terror teams
Booked for committing fraud, Jamaat-e-Islami chief was earlier arrested for accumulating funds and luring college students to review MBBS in Pakistan.
The nexus surfaced throughout day-long raids by Police at three places of Jamaat-e-Islami activists in Jammu and outskirts on May 6, 2022.
Raids have been carried out on the home of Mohammad Sharif Sartaj son of Shamas-ud-Din at Sunjuwan and his workplace at Talab Khatikan and Rayees Ahmed Malik son of Mohammad Sadiq Malik at his residence Dalpatian Mohalla within the City. Sartaj was arrested by police, Malik has been evading arrest.
Jamaat activist was promoting MBBS seats in Pakistan earlier, a modus operandi utilized by Hurriyat Conference leaders in Kashmir additionally by which a case has already been registered by the state Investigation Agency (SIA).