CBI Files Chargesheet Against Ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda

NEW DELHI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Senior Congress leader Motilal Vora and Associated Journals Limited (AJL) in connection with re-allotment of institution plot to AJL in Haryana’s Panchkula in 2005.

It is alleged that the 14 industrial plots in Panchkula, ranging from 496 square metres to 1,280 square metres were allotted at throwaway prices after changes were made in the eligibility criteria during Hooda’s tenure as the CM.

It is alleged that the 14 industrial plots in Panchkula¬† ranging from 496 square metres to 1,280 square metres were allotted at throwaway prices after changes were made in the eligibility criteria during Hooda’s tenure as the CM.

According to the FIR, industrial plots were given to 14 people by allegedly manipulating certain provisions of the allotment. These included allowing them to submit their applications even after the last date of submission had ended.

The central agency, which filed the chargesheet in a special court has alleged that the reallotment of the plot, C-17, has caused a loss of Rs 67 lakh to the exchequer.