Ex-DIG encroaches state land

Jammu: A retired Deputy Inspector General Police has been accused of encroaching vacated state land here by placing tents and bathrooms for his security guards.To miss guide the government agencies, retired officer has erected a sign board which reads proposed “Land for Community Hall”.

Meanwhile, complaint regarding encroachment of JDA/Nazool land under (Khasra number 124) in Jammu city is pending before State Vigilance Commission.”The SVC has directed JDA to furnish action taken report before the Commission through the Director Land Management in state land encroachment case”, said the media report

Also Read:Pilgrim among two die in separate incidents across Jammu

They said that since the case is pending before SIC, using his connections in police and civil administration, the retired police officer, recently placed tent and concertina wire around the vacated plot. Whereas Ex-DIG’s house is registered under the same title and located nearby.According to the media report “the report furnished by the Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Jammu, prima-facie revealed that land (Khasra No 124 measuring) about 26 kanals 3 marlas is State Land.

“Out of which 25 kanals and 15 marlas is recorded in the name of Nazool and Jammu Development Authority (JDA) and 9 marlas in the name of Housing Department”, report said  said. Report, further stated that on spot 23 kanals out of 24 kanals and 14 marlas has been encroached by the land grabbers.