CBI SEARCHES HOUSE OF FORMER ADVISOR TO L-G IN ARMS LICENSE RACKET
The Daily Guardian|October 13, 2021
Sources said that Khan was removed as advisor to Lieutenant Governor after the CBI top brass informed the Ministry of Home Affairs, Gol about his name figuring in the gun license racket.
AARISH BILAL

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday raided and searched 40 locations in Jammu, Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh in connection with the arms scam. These included the residence of Baseer Khan, former advisor to J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. Khan was relieved of the advisor's post last week without citing any reasons. Before assuming charge as advisor to LG, Baseer Khan served as Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir. He is an IAS officer of 2000 batch.

Sources said that Khan was removed as advisor to LG after the CBI top brass informed the Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI about his name figuring in the gun license racket.

Subsequently, the MHA relieved Khan from the post, which is equivalent to a cabinet minister. The order issued by the government to relieve Khan had a reference to MHA.

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