Vigilance registers case against Municipal Corporation officials in Jammu

SRINAGAR, APR 17: Vigilance Organization, Jammu register a case against Shri Rajesh Gupta, CEO, Shri Madan Lal, AEO, Shri Kuldeep Kumar, E.I of Municipal Corporation Jammu and the beneficiary Smt.Manju Gupta W/O Vinod Mahajan.

In a statements issued Vigilance Organization said that during Verification conducted by Vigilance Organization into the allegations that on plot No.341, situated in Bakshi Nagar, a huge commercial building is being constructed in residential area in utter violations of Master Plan and Municipal Laws, has revealed that a residential building permission was issued by BOCA on 10.04.2013 vide No. 49/BS/2013, in favour of Smt. Manju Gupta W/O Shri Vinod Mahajan R/O 23/P, Extension Trikuta Nagar, Jammu with permission for build up area as ground floor, 1st Floor & 2nd Floor 1140 sqft. respectively and FAR 190, height 40 ft.

“The verification revealed that the beneficiary in active league with accused officers/officials of Jammu Municipal Corporation and in utter violation of approved plan raised the construction as ground floor, 1st Floor & 2nd Floor 1736 sqft, FAR 95.9 and height 38 ft. with setbacks 1.6 ft. only”, it added.

The statement said that it has further revealed that in order to cover up the violations and to provide sufficient time to the beneficiary to raise said construction, a mere formality of issuing notice u/s 7(1), 12(1) of Municipal Act. has been undertaken. “Thus, the intentional inaction by the accused public servants in league with beneficiary has paved the way to beneficiary and allowed her to raise the construction in blatant disregard and violation of building permission, rules/law”, it said.

“As such, Case FIR No. —-/2017 P/S VOJ has been registered in Vigilance Organization, Jammu u/s 5 (1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C Act 2006 and Section 120-B RPC read with section 9 of COBA 1988 on the prima facie establishment of offences on the part of the then Law Enforcement Wing Shri Rajesh Gupta, CEO, Shri Madan Lal, AEO, Shri Kuldeep Kumar, E.I of Municipal Corporation Jammu and the beneficiary Smt.Manju Gupta W/O Vinod Mahajan” Vigilance Organization said.

 

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