Rajouri: Khilafwarzi inspector suspended for alleged non-cooperation

Greater Kashmir
Publish Date: Jun 19 2017 2:42AM | Updated Date: Jun 19 2017 2:42AM
Rajouri:  Khilafwarzi inspector suspended for alleged non-cooperation

A Khilafwarzi Inspector has been suspended by district administration Rajouri ‘In view of his non-cooperation in stopping encroachment and removal of structures, and  other complaints, an official spokesperson said on Sunday. 

He said that  on receipt of information at 7 pm  last night about illegal construction , Tehsildar was informed by Deputy Commissioner who alerted the Khilafwarzi Inspector and Patwari visited the  spot. “Khilafwarzi Inspector reported having stopped the construction. However a 10:30PM Deputy Commissioner visited the spot and construction was found in full swing after which a joint team of Revenue and Police officers carried out a drive  and five structures including three residential sheds were demolished and prime land measuring 2.3 Kanals was retrieved” he added.

“During demolition the encroachers alleged that Khilafwarzi Inspector had allowed the construction after receiving bribe of Rs 40,000. In view of his non-cooperation in stopping encroachment and removal of structures, and in view of complaint received during demolition the Khilafwarzi Inspector Mohammad Farooq has been placed under suspension and attached with DC office” the spokesperson informed. Meanwhile show cause notice has been served to Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Rajouri for his failure to respond to the situation and remaining untraceable. 

Additional  Deputy Commissioner  A S Chib has been asked to conduct an enquiry into the matter, the spokesperson said adding the prime land valuing nearly Rs 1 Cr has been kept on spurdnama and is being fenced. The operation was completed at 130am.