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Rawalpindi ACE Initiates Inquiry Into Land Transfer Deed b/w RDA, Top City Housing Society

DG Gohar Nafees directs all regional directors to compile data of current housing schemes and state lands to fight land-grabbing

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LAHORE– On the directions of Director General Anti-Corruption Muhammad Gohar Nafees, vigorous actions are being undertaken against land grabbers across the province.

All Regional Directors of ACE Punjab have been issued directions to compile data of all current housing societies and other government lands so that illegal occupants of state lands can be identified in this regard.

On receiving source report, the ACE Rawalpindi formally initiated an inquiry regarding land transfer deed being done between Rawalpindi Development Authority and Top City Housing Society.

It surfaced during initial inquiry that large scale irregularities occurred between RDA and Top City Housing Society in transfer deeds and loss of national exchequer amounting of billions of rupees has been caused with their mutual connivance.

RDA granted state land to housing society illegally and without permission which amounted to billions of rupees.

RDA granted 703 kanal expensive land to housing society and received 280 kanal land in return. The land being given to RDA by housing society amounts to very low cost.

Similarly, during initial investigation it has been noticed that no permission has been obtained from any competent authority regarding making transfer deed with the housing society.

Regional Director ACE Rawalpindi Arif Rahim has appointed Zahid Mahmood Circle Officer Rawalpindi as inquiry officer in order to thoroughly investigate the said matter.— PRESS HANDOUT