16 FIRs registered in Rohtak; 24 more complaints lodged by dept

Sunit Dhawan

Tribune News Service

Rohtak, December 30

Several cases of applicants submitting false affidavits for the allotment of HUDA plots under reserved categories have come to light.These applicants, who include several serving as well as retired officers of the armed forces, had allegedly concealed facts and given false affidavits to get more than one HUDA plot by hoodwinking the department.

HUDA Estate Officer Amit Kumar Gulia told The Tribune that they had lodged 40 complaints against the applicants who had concealed facts and submitted false affidavits for allotment of multiple plots.“After detecting undue claims and concealment of facts in affidavits, we gave show-cause notices to the applicants under the scanner. When no response was received from the applicants or the response was found to be unsatisfactory, we proceeded with the registration of FIRs,” he maintained.

Gulia revealed that the applicants against whom the police complaints had been lodged included serving as well as former Army officers up to the rank of Brigadier. Such applicants also included paramilitary officials and members of other reserved categories, he added.Rohtak SP Pankaj Nain confirmed to The Tribune that that the registration of FIRs was in progress on complaints received by the HUDA authorities in this regard and further investigation would be carried out subsequently.

At the time of filing of this report, an official police spokesperson disclosed that 16 FIRs had been registered and registration of more FIRs was in progress.Nearly 30 such FIRs had been registered in Rohtak on similar grounds about a year ago.

The HUDA authorities across the state had been filing police complaints regarding allotment of multiple plots on the basis of concealment of facts and submission of false affidavits.http://linkis.com/www.tribuneindia.com/W5Imw