Jammu: While considering the report submitted by the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee (MC), Pampore, sought by the Vigilance Commission, in a complaint filed by the inhabitants of Pampore alleging therein large scale corruption resorted by the officials of MC, Pampore and revenue department, the State Vigilance Commission has directed Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama to initiate action against the officials indicted in the report and submit action taken report to the Commission by first week of next month, sources said.
Earlier, the inhabitants of Pampore had filed a complaint with State Vigilance Commission (SVC) alleging therein that officials of Municipal Committee, Pampore and then Tehsildar Pampore and Patwari Drengbal in league with each other have sold Kahchari land and allowed illegal construction on it. They further alleged that Municipal Committee has issued permission for construction to one Gh. Mohammad Bhat of Drangbal Khankah Pampore on the said Kahchari land. In the complaint, they had also stated that no action was taken by the Tehsildar to stop this illegal action despite alerting by concerned Girdawar about the matter.