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Chargesheet filed against suspended RAS officer, 3 others in land scam

Shailendra Garg, proprietor of a construction company, was also named in the charge-sheet.



Jaipur: Anti-corruption bureau of Rajasthan has filed a charge-sheet against suspended RAS officer Nishkam Diwakar and three others in an alleged land scam case.

The probe agency has not mentioned the name of former urban development and housing (UDH) Minister Shanti Dhariwal, who was interrogated in connection with the case, in the 2200-odd pages charge-sheet.

Shailendra Garg, proprietor of a construction company, was also named in the charge-sheet.

The bureau had booked retired IAS officer GS Sandhu, senior RAS officer Diwakar, who was posted as chief executive officer in Basnwara Zila Parishad, last month the alleged illegal land allotment case.

Investigation against Sandhu is pending, according to an ACB official.

Both-- RAS officer Diwakar and Garg-- are in judicial custody while two others named in the charge-sheet, Bheemsen Garg (father of Garg) and Sanjay Bohra (former inspector of cooperative department) are dead.

The charge-sheet was submitted in an Anti Corruption Bureau court of Prabhulal Ameta yesterday.

Society deed of a land was transferred to a builder in connivance with JDA officials against norms in 2011.

The construction firm was allotted the single deed in 2011 during the former Congress government rule.

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