Patwari nabbed for Rs 1.11 crore ‘embezzlement’

Patwari nabbed for Rs 1.11 crore ‘embezzlement’

Our Correspondent

Ferozepur , February 21

The Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested Bakar Singh, a patwari, posted at Palla Megha village of the district, for allegedly embezzling Rs 1,11,08,236 throughout the acquisition of land in connivance with two different individuals.

VB officers mentioned the federal government had acquired 46 kanals for the BSF to arrange a border outpost at New Mohammadi Wala close to Palla Megha village throughout 2002-12.

They additional mentioned the accused patwari, now a dismissed kanungo, in connivance with different two accused Billu Singh of Palla Megha village and Amritbir Singh of Aasal Uttar village in Tarn Taran district had allegedly misappropriated Rs 1,11,08,236 within the case relating to which an inquiry was being carried out by the Vigilance Bureau.

Based on info, the accused patwari had doctored the income data and entered names of the co-accused as homeowners of the mentioned land.

Balkar launched two cheques for compensation amounting to Rs 55,54,118 every on the premise of solid report to each co-accused on November 7, 2012. Moreover, the patwari acquired 16 kanals and 16 marlas personal land as a substitute of adjoining the federal government land to supply monetary profit to the opposite accused.

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