CB books land grabbers, revenue officials for sale of JDA Land

JAMMU: Crime Branch, Jammu has registered a formal case against one Sham Singh, S/O Bari Singh, R/o Sec-4 Pamposh Colony, Janipur Jammu; Sujan Singh, S/o Nand Lal, R/O Bahu Fort Jammu and revenue officials namely Maqbool Hussain the then Patwari Halqa Paloura, Jammu; the then concerned Naib Tehsildar and the then concerned Tehsildar for conspiring and cheating the complainant by issuing forged revenue extracts in the shape of ‘fard intekhab’ and ‘Aks Sajra’ for 2 kanals of JDA land at prime location at Paloura, Jammu.
The instant case owes its origin to a written complaint lodged in Crime Branch, Jammu by Col. Mohan Gandotra, S/o Baldev Raj Gandotra, R/o H. No. 23, Lane No. 1 Suraksha Vihar Paloura Top, Tehsil & District, Jammu, alleging therein that his father had purchased land measuring 2 Kanals from Sham Singh (through his attorney holder Sujan Singh) by virtue of two sale deeds after concerned revenue officials had issued revenue extracts in Khasra No. 670 min in favour of the accused Sham Singh.
Taking cognizance into the matter, Crime Branch, Jammu initiated a preliminary verification and during enquiry it was found that concerned revenue officers /officials had mutated the land in question in favour of father of the complainant, however, the Jammu Development Authority (JDA) claimed it as their own land and erected boundary pillars in the said land in the year 2018. It has also come to fore that there was only 4 marla share of the accused Sham Singh left in the above said khasra and the said accused through his attorney holder Sujan Singh after hatching a criminal conspiracy with the above said revenue officials/ officers forged revenue documents and sold 2 kanals of land after giving physical possession in JDA land.