Srinagar, Oct 12: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday carried raid at the house of Baseer Ahmad Khan, a week after he was relieved as advisor to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.
An official told news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a team of CBI along accompanied by Jammu and Kashmir police raided the residence of Basheer Ahmed Khan, a retired IAS officer, at Bulbul Bagh Baghat in Srinagar. When this report was filed, the raid was going.
Sources said the raids are being carried in connection with fake gun license racket. Khan, who remained as advisor to Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu and his successor Manoj Sinha from March 2020, was relieved after the CBI top brass reportedly informed the Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI, about his name figuring in the gun license racket.
Subsequently, the MHA relieved BAseer Khan from the post of Advisor to Lt Governor. (KDC)