MIRPUR (AJK)

The AJK Accountability Bureau (AJK AB) has confiscated the official record pertaining to four cases of allotments of plots by Mirpur Development Authority (MDA), following a series of corruption complaints against MDA officials.

A police party of AJK Ehtesab Bureau, led by DSP Sardar Ghalib, confiscated four files containing the official record related to the allotment of different plots, at the Estate section of the MDA.

“The AJK Accountability Bureau initiated the action on various complaints about the alleged massive irregularities, malpractices and corruption, in the official record of the allotment of different nature of plots in the housing sectors of the MDA,” said Investigating Police Officer of AJK Accountability Bureau Sardar Muhammad Ghalib when contacted.

“Yes, we have confiscated four files related to the allotment of plots from Estate Section of the MDA”, the DSP told The Nation’. He said that the Accountability Bureau took the action in response to the series of complaints lodged by the masses including the allottees and other related stakeholders.

DSP Sardar Ghalib said that one of the confiscated file is related to the allotment of Plot No 63 in Sector D/3 East Mirpur. It was purchased by complainant Mrs Mussarat Jabeen for Rs2.1 million from Latif in 2008. The complainant asserted that neither the aforesaid plot was transferred to her nor she was given the possession of the plot by the MDA despite passage of over eight years.

The investigation officer said that the town planner, overseer and the sitting head clerk of the Estate Section of the MDA have been summoned in Accountability Bureau Mirpur office on Wednesday to probe into the confiscated record of the allotments.