Deputy commissioner Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla has ordered registration of an FIR against the alleged embezzlement of government funds in education department in the district.
Based on the complaint lodged by the Headmaster Government Girls High School, Shallabugh regarding embezzlement of government funds, Chief Education Officer, Ganderbal was entrusted with conducting preliminary inquiry in the matter.
After perusing the content of the preliminary inquiry report, DC Ganderbal decided to lodge FIR in the matter.
He further said that it is important to investigate the matter thoroughly as it involves public money.
Accordingly, SSP Ganderbal has been asked to lodge FIR in the matter so that wrongdoers can be booked under relevant section of law.
Sources said an official posted at government girls high school Shallabugh in education zone Ganderbal had allegedly swindled a huge amount of money from the government treasury fraudulently and transferred it to the account of his kin.
The authorities have already suspended two officials of education department including the accused official in the matter.