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CBI arrests IAS officer Rajiv Ranjan, Itrit Hussain Rafiqui in J-k arms licensing case: Officials

The CBI has arrested two former district magistrates of Kupwara -- Rajiv Ranjan, an IAS, and Itrit Hussain Rafiqui-- in connection with issuance of large number of arms licences on the basis of forged documents, officials said on Sunday.

PTI Reported by: PTI New Delhi Published on: March 01, 2020 22:34 IST
CBI arrests IAS officer Rajiv Ranjan, Itrit Hussain Rafiqui in J-k arms licensing case: Officials
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CBI arrests IAS officer Rajiv Ranjan, Itrit Hussain Rafiqui in J-k arms licensing case: Officials

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The CBI has arrested two former district magistrates of Kupwara -- Rajiv Ranjan, an IAS, and Itrit Hussain Rafiqui-- in connection with issuance of large number of arms licences on the basis of forged documents, officials said on Sunday. During the CBI investigation, the alleged role of Ranjan and Rafiqui who had held 

the position of district magistrate of Kupwara from 2015 to 2016 and 2013 to 2015, respectively, had surfaced, they said. The agency has taken both the officers into its custody, a CBI spokesperson said. 

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