All accused in Patiala land rip-off acquitted
Patiala, September 16
Ten years after the registration of an FIR by the state Vigilance Division over accusations of unlawful sale of prime land in Patiala, a neighborhood court docket right here has acquitted all accused together with former Divisional Commissioner Patiala GS Grewal and IAS officer Vikas Garg. This comes after the Vigilance Bureau, Punjab, which had registered the FIR in 2012, did not show its case in court docket.
Sumesh Jain, advocate for the accused, stated the case revolved round registration of a sale deed of 6,000 sq. yard prime land throughout the metropolis. In accordance with land data, it was within the title of Kiraninder Singh, a member of the royal household of Patiala.
Primarily, the property in query was within the title of Kiraninder Singh, a scion of the royal household of Patiala. In accordance with his ‘sanad’, it fell in khasra quantity 104.
After he proceeded to promote the land, the state forms claimed its title. Later, after repeated demarcations, the federal government lastly said that the land belonged to the state and referred the matter to the Vigilance Division that registered an FIR towards numerous people — purchasers of the property Yashpal Aggarwal, Davinder Sandhu and NP Singh together with energy of legal professional holders Jaswant Singh and Ravdeep Singh, Patwari Suresh Kumar, Kanungo Pritpal Singh and District Income Officer Rajbir Singh.
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In accordance with data, the 6,000 sq yard prime land was within the title of Kiraninder Singh, a member of the royal household of Patiala