BHOPAL: A major irregularity has come to light in Ashoka Vihar Colony in which plots were allotted to employees of Bhopal Municipal Corporation. Irregularities took place in the year 2006 and 8 years later, first case has been registered at shoka Garden police station on Monday.
Four former BMC officials and three property brokers have been booked for misusing their official positions and forging documents of two plots in the housing society.
Case has been registered on a complaint by a BMC’s revenue officer, Om Prakash Dwivedi. Irregularities in only two plots have been reported at this stage, but documents of around 100 plots in the housing society are believed to be missing. More FIRs could be registered as investigation proceeds, police said.
Accused in the case are three ward in charges in the year 2006, including Lalchand Pamnani, Mahesh Mathur, Manohar Saxena, the then zonal officer, D K Shrivastava and three agents Abdul Hafeez, Attaullah Khan and Shaikh Moinuddin, who were also associated with BMC in some way.
Police said lease of two plots were issued based on forged documents. BMC conducted its internal inquiry and after ascertaining the irregularity, reported the matter to police.
Ashoka Vihar Colony was in ward 64 that time, which is now with ward 69 after delimitation of municipal wards. Accused are yet to be arrested, police said, adding, accused have been booked under section of criminal breach of trust by public servant and the three agents were part of the conspiracy.