Waqf Board member booked for ‘duping’ unemployed youth

JAMMU — Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board member, Sohail Kazmi, was on Wednesday booked for duping unemployed youth on pretext of government job.

As per information received, a case under FIR number 12/2023 under section 420 IPC has been registered against Sohail Qazmi at Police Station Peermitha, Jammu.

Sources told that Dr. K L Sharma filed a written complaint that Sohail Kazmi duped the unemployed youth of Rs 5 lakhs from the complainant in lieu of providing the fourth class job in government department in 2021.

“When the candidate was not selected then the complainant approached to Kazmi and requested to repay the amount of Rs 5 Lakh but the accused refused to repay the said amount.” — (KNO)