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ACB registers case against three for petrol pump allotment

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Press Trust of India Thane
The Anti-Corruption Bureau today registered a case against three persons, including a town planner in the local civic body, for alleged irregularities in allotting a petrol pump.

Inspector Anil Honrao of the Thane unit of the ACB said that a case under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code was taken against YS Reddy, former deputy director, town planning of the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation, petrol pump owner Girish Kamdar and architect Vipul Adia.

The ACB official said that between June 2012 and July 2015, the three allegedly connived to get permission for Kamdar's petrol pump despite this not being in conformation with Development Control Rules.

He said that the case was registered at Valiv police station in Palghar near here and further investigations were underway. He added that no arrests had been made in the case.

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First Published: Jan 29 2018 | 10:35 PM IST

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