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IDA plots allotment case: Lokayukta Police books BJP leader

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

The Lokayukta Police in Madhya Pradesh has booked and 14 others in a 2009 case of alleged irregularity in allotment of plots by the Development Authority (IDA) and launched investigation against them.

"The alleged scam was executed in year 2009 in collusion with the officials," of Police (Lokayukta) Dilip Soni said today.

During that period, Verma was the of the Development Authority (IDA).

"The then IDA officers had allotted four plots to Faizal Ibrahim, a member of Chhatrapati Griha Nirman Sahkari Sanstha, in contravention of rules.

"Ibrahim's wife was also given a permission for construction of a building on these plots under the mixed-use (residential-cum-commercial) category by the Municipal Corporation in violation of rules," the said.

For alleged irregularities in allotment of the plots, a case was registered against Verma, Ibrahim and Amira, CB Singh, the then of the IDA, two other officers of the IDA, eight office-bearers of the Sanstha besides the officers of the building permission section of the civic body.

The 15 persons were booked under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Most of the accused officers in this case already retired from service.

The government had last month appointed Verma as the of the State Electronics Development Corporation. However, he refused to accept the post citing his business.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:40 IST