Policy on compounding offences in scam taken into light

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By Accommodation Times Bureau

CHANDIGARH

The Exculpation for hundreds of people facing charges in many plot allotment scam in residential sectors developed by HUDA. The policies framed with respect to compounding offences shall be brought under the limelight of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Justice Daya Chaudhary of the high court observed that the allottees are charged compounding fees for each plot filed through false affidavits with the government, based on the draft policy which was already submitted by the state government stating the formula through which the criminal cases against the allottees could be compounded.

If the approval is made by the HC, the alleged allottees shall get a chance to save themselves from criminal prosecution loops by way of making payments as per the policy.

Around 1,600 FIRs have already been filed by the state police in relation to the scam and more than 2,100 people have been booked and facing charges, according to an agency.

The high court had ordered a probe in the matter on the findings that a large number of defence personnel in Haryana were getting plots in the HUDA developed sectors by submitting forged affidavits.

 





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