Senior IAS Officer, three others booked for transferring Railway Land to Private Company

Roberts Ganj (RBGJ): A senior IAS officer and three others have been booked for allegedly transferring land belonging to Railways to a private company using fake documents.

A case was filed against former District Magistrate Pandhari Yadav, Railways Senior Divisional Engineer Santosh Gupta, PWD Executive Engineer I D Ram and a senior functionary of the private firm, at Robertsganj Kotwali last night following directions of a court, Investigating Officer U P Yadav said today.

Advocate Vijay Prakash Malviya had moved the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court on December 22, 2012 alleging that the four accused had got the Railways’ land transferred to the company in 2012 for personal use with the help of fake documents.

CJM Vijay Chand Yadav had on February 2, 2015 directed the local police to register the case against them.

Meanwhile public demanded removal of those officials from public services by withdrawal of pleasure in terms of Art.310(2) by the President or Governor as appropriate, regardless of the outcome in the case, the pleasure can be withdrawn for reason of loss of trust, benefit of doubt and allegations of corruption while in responsible position of a Public Servant. Prosecution is for offences committed.