Goa Lokayukta to begin hearing in June
The Goa Lokayukta will begin hearing of pending cases before it from June 6 onwards.
Panaji: The Goa Lokayukta will begin hearing of pending cases before it from June 6 onwards.
"In all 22 cases which are pending before the Lokayukta, fresh notices have been issued. The first hearing would be held on June 6," a senior official in Lokayukta office, told PTI today.
The hearing will take place after a gap of more than two years.
Justice (Retired) P K Misra has taken over as the new Lokayukta of Goa. The post was vacant since 2013 when Justice (Retired) Sudershan Reddy resigned on personal grounds.
Lokayukta has received cases related to corruption by government officials, illegal appointment in services and others which were kept pending in absence of the Lokayukta.
State government had also referred cases related to civil liability due to illegal mining as pointed out in Justice M B Shah Commission report to Lokayukta.
The lokayukta had referred the cases back to government seeking some clarification. However, it is yet to receive a response.