HC seeks reply on Noida officers

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the state’s chief secretary to file reply (counter affidavit) in response to a writ petition alleging that Noida chairman Rama Raman and several other officers of Noida, Greater Noida, and Yamuna Expressway have been continuing on their posts for a very long time in violation of rules.

The PIL has also sought a probe by CBI into the alleged assets amassed by some of these officers, which is disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Hearing a writ petition filed by Jitendra Kumar Goyal, a division bench comprising Justice Arun Tandon and Justice Shashi Kant directed to list this case on September 15 for the next hearing.

The petitioner alleged that the team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which had investigated the case of Yadav Singh, had also pointed out several irregularities in the allotment of plots in Noida, Greater Noida, and Yamuna Expressway but no action has been taken against the guilty officers so far.

In the PIL, Noida chairman Rama Raman, chief executive officer of Yamuna Expressway Santosh Yadav and several other officers of Noida, Greater Noida, and Yamuna Expressway have been arrayed as respondents.

Article source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-seeks-reply-on-Noida-officers/articleshow/48784257.cms

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