Six income division officers, who have been earlier suspended by the state authorities for alleged irregularities in registration of property deeds within the Gurugram district, have been booked by the police on Saturday for dishonest and violating guidelines of the Haryana City Improvement Act, mentioned the police on Monday.
A case has additionally been registered in opposition to a retired income division official in reference to the identical offence, mentioned the police. The instances in opposition to the seven accused have been registered beneath part 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 10 and 11 of the Haryana Improvement and Regulation of City Areas Act 1975 at completely different police stations of the town on the idea of a grievance filed by the district city planner (enforcement).
The officers in opposition to whom instances have been registered are Bansi Lal (tehsildar), Sohna; Dalbir Singh Duggal (naib tehsildar), Sohna; Hari Krishan (naib tehsildar), Badshahpur; Jai Prakash (naib tehsildar) Wazirabad; Deshraj Kamboj (naib tehsildar), Gurugram, and Jagdish (naib tehsildar), Manesar, mentioned the police. Moreover, the retired income official, who has additionally been booked in the identical case is Om Prakash (naib tehsildar), Qadipur.
The instances have been registered at numerous police stations throughout the town, specifically Sohna metropolis, Sector 10, Shivaji Nagar police station, Sector 56 police station, Badshahpur police station and the Manesar police station, mentioned the police.
As per the division of city and nation planning (DTCP), an inquiry performed by the divisional commissioner of Gurugram discovered that these officers have been allegedly engaged in registering property deeds with out acquiring no-objection certificates from the city planning physique.
The grievance submitted to the town police commissioner by district city planner (enforcement), states that as per the letter/e mail acquired from monetary commissioner of Haryana, the above-mentioned officers have been discovered to be responsible of violating Part 7A of the Haryana City Improvement Act of 1975 whereas registering property paperwork.
RS Bhath, district city planner, in-charge of the enforcement wing, mentioned that the grievance was filed after instructions have been acquired from the headquarters in Chandigarh. “A grievance was lodged with the police as per the instructions acquired from the headquarters. The DTCP has been elevating the difficulty of unlawful registration of properties in Gurugram for the final one yr,” mentioned Bhath.
In the meantime, Ramesh Yadav, an RTI activist, who had software concerning these unlawful deeds, alleged that over 1,000 such registrations have been carried out in the course of the lockdown. “The police probe will additional reveal the violations,” he mentioned.
Subhash Boken, spokesperson, metropolis police, mentioned, “The instances have been registered and a probe has been initiated as per the regulation.” Haryana deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala has additionally taken a eager curiosity within the matter. Final Thurday, he had mentioned that officers concerned in such unlawful registries wouldn’t solely be suspended however felony motion would even be taken in opposition to them.