Dharamsot case: VB information challan in Mohali court docket
Mohali, August 6
The Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Saturday filed a challan pertaining to the forest rip-off within the Mohali court docket inside the stipulated time and the case has been dedicated to periods court docket for normal trial.
A spokesperson for the State VB stated on this forest rip-off, a case had already been registered on July 6 in opposition to former Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, District Forests Officer Guramanpreet Singh and Kamalpreet Singh, then OSD to minister, in addition to different accused. They have been arrested on June 7 and are in judicial custody, he stated.
On this case, a ultimate report underneath Part 173(2) of the CrPC has been filed within the Periods Courtroom, Mohali, in opposition to accused Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Guramanpreet Singh, DFO, and Kamalpreet Singh. Additional, the case has been marked for trial to the Extra and Periods Courtroom, Mohali, and the following date for consideration has been mounted for August 8.
Notably, the previous minister, in connivance with different accused from the Forest Division and personal contractors, was allegedly concerned in corruption pertaining to the issuance of permits for slicing of bushes, switch of officers, purchases within the division and issuance of NOCs and so on. He stated the VB, after thorough investigations has arrested the above-mentioned individuals, in addition to different accused.