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HC orders HUDA to investigate against officials named in allotment scam
The Punjab and Haryana high court held two senior officers guilty for possessing more than one plot and directed HUDA to find out if they violated the norms while in position. These two HUDA officials were named in the plot allotment scam according to a RTI filed by SK Sharma.

According to the sources, the case was produced in front of a bench headed by Daya Chaudhary. During the case hearing, on the behalf of complainant Army colonel, the counsel claimed that Haryana Principal Secretary TC Gupta, Former HUDA Chief Administrator took the wrong advantage of the their power while posted in Gurgoan. They unnecessarily occupied more than one plots. They even forgot the rights of reserved category.

In the court, HUDA Chief Administrator raised the objection on the allegations and tried to defend TC Gupta by presenting an affidavit before the justice. That affidavit showed that Gupta had not possessed multiple plots in sectors developed by HUDA.

After this, the high court directed HUDA Department to look into the facts and produce records regarding alleged senior IAS officials in this fraud. Setting up of a Special Investing Team was also suggested by advocate general, Hawa Singh at district level. But proposal did not go well with the complainant. He recommended the justice to hand over this case to CBI than district based SIT. Now the case will be heard on August 1, 2014. 

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