Registers case in opposition to 4 revenue officers, seven personal individuals: BK Uppal
Arrests 4 accused, courtroom permits for 3 days remand, groups deputed to nab absconders
Chandigarh/S.A.S Nagar: Cracking a whip in opposition to land mafia who took over the land value crores of rupees in an unlawful method, Punjab Vigilance Bureau has uncovered unscrupulous revenue officers, property sellers together with huge fishes concerned in manipulating revenue records to make large income from land belonging to S.A.S Nagar villages neighboring Chandigarh. In this regard, a legal case has been registered at vigilance bureau police station SAS Nagar in opposition to 4 revenue officers and 7 personal individuals. Out of those, 4 accused particularly Iqbal Singh Patwari, Ravinder Singh, Paramjit Singh and Hansraj (all personal individuals) have been arrested and courtroom has despatched them on three days police remand.
Disclosing this right here on Sunday, Vigilance Bureau Chief Director-cum-Director General Police B.Ok. Uppal stated some property sellers and land mafias have manipulated the revenue records in the course of the technique of division/mutation of land in village Majrian, Sub Tehsil Majri, SAS Nagar in connivance with the revenue officers and transferred possession in Khewat numbers vis-à-vis transferred land to recognized beneficiaries to make large income through the use of unlawful methods by means of the ability of lawyer.
It is pertinent to point out right here that earlier to this the Vigilance Bureau had additionally uncovered an analogous case pertaining to switch of helpful land belonging to village Karoran in the identical district in November 2020.
Giving extra particulars, he stated after investigation of revenue records of village Majrian, a case u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and 409, 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 477-A, 201, 120-B of IPC has been registered at Police Station Vigilance Bureau, Flying Squad-1, SAS Nagar. He revealed that the accused had been recognized as Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot, Joint Sub-Registrar Rupinder Singh Manku, Daulat Ram and Iqbal Singh (Both Patwari) moreover seven personal individuals particularly Shyam Lal and Hans Raj, each residents of village Majrian (Patti Guda), SAS Nagar, Rabbi Singh of village Karoran, S.A.S. Nagar, Dharam Pal from Amloh in Fatehgarh Sahib, Sucha Ram of village Kaimbala, UT Chandigarh, Paramjit Singh of village Hardaspura, Patiala and Ravinder Singh village Sodha, Fatehgarh Sahib had been discovered concerned in this land rip-off.
During the investigation it has got here to mild that in the 12 months 1983-1984, about 29,000 kanals of land had been proven as ‘shamlat’ (frequent land) beneath Hasbat no. 343 out of the overall space of village Majrian. In the 12 months 1991, this land was transferred in the title of locals by means of mutation No. 2026 as per the orders of the consolidation officer. Out of this land, 7113 kanal land has been discovered to be distributed by means of mutation No. 3159. During the probe, it has got here to fore that about 558 acres of land has been registered on the names of 14 pretend individuals by tampering with the mutation quantity 3159.
The land was later allotted in the 12 months 2010-11 to Shyam Lal and Hansraj, each property sellers and land mafias, residents of village Majrian, SAS Nagar, Sucha Ram of village Kiambwala (Chandigarh), Rabbi Singh of village Karora, SAS Nagar and Dharampal resident of Amloh in connivance with the officers of revenue division akin to Patwari Iqbal Singh, Naib Tehsildar Rupinder Manku and so on., thereby they additional bought the above land to others individuals by means of the ability of attorneys in 2010-11.
He additional knowledgeable that 10 pretend transfers of round 578 acres of land had been discovered on 18.06.2014 and 19.06.2014 in simply 2 days and authentic doc beneath which transfers of land had been executed had been destroyed from the records of the revenue division. The mutations of those bogus transfers have been verified by Patwari Daulat Ram and the then Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot. Through these unlawful transfers, these lands had been bought to the completely different individuals by means of numerous land executions by Babu Ram, Ravinder Singh, Paramjit Singh, Shyam Lal, and so on.
VB Chief Uppal stated a pretend division case for 43 individuals had been ready and authorised on 20.12.2017 with the collusion of Patwari Daulat Ram, Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot, and property sellers Shyam Lal resident of Guda Majri. It is value mentioning right here that no prior discover was given to any petitioner or respondent in this bogus division case, nor energy of lawyer of any lawyer is connected to the file. In this connection, a pretend commercial was used which was printed in the newspaper on 14.04.2014.
After approval of this case Patwari Daulat Ram on the very subsequent day of the division registered the mutation No. 4895 on 21.12.2017 which was authorised by Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot on 27.12.2017. He stated that additional investigation in this case is underway and the no accused can be spared at any value.