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UP govt recommends CBI inquiry into irregular sale, purchase of waqf properties

Press Trust of India 

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday night recommended a CBI inquiry into the irregular sale, purchase and transfer of waqf properties.

According to a Home Department release here, a letter in this regard requesting a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry has been sent to the concerned authorities.

The state government has recommended the CBI inquiry into the irregular sale, purchase and transfer of waqf properties of UP Shia Central Waqf Board and UP Sunni Central Waqf Board. Cases have been registered in Kotwali Allahabad and Kotwali Hazratganj Lucknow in this regard.

The release, however, did not elaborate which cases would be taken up in the inquiry.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, October 12 2019. 22:20 IST
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