THE VIGILANCE Bureau (VB) has arrested 4 extra individuals as a part of a crackdown on land mafia who took over plots value crores in an unlawful way, a senior officer stated on Sunday. With this, 11 individuals, together with 4 earnings officers, were booked within the case until date.
The ones arrested have been recognized as Iqbal Singh Patwari, Ravinder Singh, Paramjit Singh and Hansraj (all non-public folks).They have been remanded in police custody for 3 days, the officer stated.
VB Director B Okay Uppal stated some belongings sellers and “land mafia” had manipulated earnings data all over the method of department/mutation of land in Majrian village, in Majri tehsil, in connivance with earnings officers and transferred possession in Khewat numbers vis-à-vis transferred land to identified beneficiaries to make large income through the use of unlawful tactics throughout the energy of lawyer.
In November closing 12 months, the VB had blown the lid off a equivalent case bearing on switch of land in Karoran village in the similar district.
After having a look into earnings data of Majrian village, a case beneath sections 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and 409, 420 (dishonest), 465 (forgery), 467 (forgery of precious safety), 468 (forgery for goal of dishonest), 471 (the use of as authentic a cast report), 477-A, 201(destruction of proof), 120-B (prison conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was once registered at Police Station Vigilance Bureau, Flying Squad-1, Mohali.
He stated the accused have been recognized as Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot, Joint Sub-Registrar Rupinder Singh Manku, Daulat Ram and Iqbal Singh (Each patwaris). As many as seven non-public folks – Shyam Lal and Hans Raj, each citizens of village Majrian (Patti Guda), Rabbi Singh of Karoran village, Dharam Buddy from Amloh in Fatehgarh Sahib, Sucha Ram of Kaimbala village, UT Chandigarh, Paramjit Singh of Hardaspura village, Patiala and Ravinder Singh Sodha village, Fatehgarh Sahib – have been additionally discovered to be concerned within the land rip-off.
Investigation printed that during 1983-1984, round 29,000 kanals of land have been proven as ‘shamlat’ (not unusual land) beneath Hasbat quantity 343 out of the full space of Majrian village. In 1991, this land was once transferred within the identify of locals via mutation quantity 2,026 as in line with the orders of the consolidation officer. Of this plot, 7,113 kanal land has been discovered to be dispensed via mutation quantity 3,159. The probe confirmed that almost 558 acres have been registered in 14 pretend names through tampering with the mutation quantity 3159.
In 2010-11, the land was once allocated to Shyam Lal and Hansraj, each belongings sellers and alleged “land sharks”, citizens of Majrian village, Sucha Ram, Rabbi Singh and Dharampal resident of Amloh in connivance with the earnings officers together with Patwari Iqbal Singh, Naib Tehsildar Rupinder Manku and many others., thereby they additional offered the above land to others individuals throughout the energy of lawyer in 2010-11.
VB officers stated that 10 pretend transfers of round 578 acres have been discovered to be finished on June 18 and 19 June, 2014, and the unique paperwork beneath which those transfers have been carried out have been got rid of from earnings division data. The mutations of those bogus transfers have been verified through Patwari Daulat Ram and the then Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot. Via those unlawful transfers, those lands have been offered to the other individuals via more than a few land executions through Babu Ram, Ravinder Singh, Paramjit Singh, Shyam Lal, and many others.
V B leader Uppal stated a faux department case for 43 individuals was once ready and licensed on December 20, 2017, with the collusion of Patwari Daulat Ram, Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot, and belongings sellers Shyam Lal resident of Guda Majri. No prior realize was once given to any petitioner or respondent on this bogus department case, nor was once energy of lawyer of any attorney hooked up to the record. On this connection, a faux commercial was once used which was once printed in sections of the media on April 14, 2014.
After approval of this situation, Patwari Daulat Ram at the very subsequent day of the department on (December 21, 2017), registered the mutation quantity 4,895 which was once licensed through Naib Tehsildar Varinderpal Singh Dhoot on December 27 the similar 12 months. Additional investigation was once underway within the case, stated Uppal.