Team Formed To Trace Files In J&K Educational Trust Land Allotment Case: Report

The transfer comes as a few of the paperwork within the case have been allegedly discovered lacking.


A group has been shaped by the Kathua Collector to hint some paperwork associated to the allotment of land to an academic belief in Jammu and Kashmir, which is underneath the CBI’s preliminary enquiry, officers have stated.

The transfer comes as a few of the paperwork, requested for examination by the central probe company, have been allegedly discovered lacking, the officers stated.

“A group has been shaped by the Kathua Collector to find the paperwork associated to the allotment of land,” an official stated, requesting anonymity.

Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had sought particulars from a former deputy commissioner of Kathua in reference to its preliminary enquiry into allegations of land grabbing by the tutorial belief run by a former minister.

The CBI had final month registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) in opposition to RB Instructional Belief of Kathua and unidentified public servants to probe allegations of unlawful gratification and extraneous consideration by income and forest officers of Kathua for permitting sale and buy of forest land, the officers stated.

In the course of the preliminary enquiry, the company tried to search out out whether or not materials existed to maneuver forward with a proper registration of a Common Case or FIR to begin investigation.

The belief, run by former Jammu and Kashmir minister Lal Singh, has a college, B.Ed and nursing faculties on the land. Its transactions have now come underneath the scanner of the central company for alleged irregularities in buy of the land, they stated.

In response to the CBI’s PE, it’s alleged that false certificates claiming that such land comes underneath exempted class underneath the Jammu and Kashmir Agrarian Reforms Act have been utilized in its buy by the tutorial belief, the officers stated.

The preliminary enquiry by the CBI has alleged that the belief, a beneficiary of such alleged unlawful acts, continues to be in possession of big tracts of land in gross violation of ceiling prescribed underneath the JK Agrarian Reforms Act, 1976, they stated.

In the course of the preliminary enquiry no searches could be performed or nobody could be summoned for recording statements with out consent. Lal Singh had final yr give up the BJP and floated the Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan (DSS).

He and the then industries minister Chander Prakash Ganga had resigned from the PDP-BJP dispensation in 2018 after questions have been raised over their participation in a Hindu Ekta Manch rally organised in assist of these arrested in reference to the rape and homicide of an eight-year-old woman in Kathua that yr.


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