CBI raids Noida Authority officials

January 11th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin  

Jan 11 (ANI): The CBI raided various offices and residence of the top officials of Noida Authority in connection with a plot allotment scam in 2004.

Former and current officials of the Uttar Pradesh Development Corporation are being raided.

At least 19 places were raided, including seven places in Lucknow , nine places in Noida, two in Meerut and one in Ghaziabad .

The then CEO of Noida authority, Dev Dutts residence was too raided.
Raids were also conducted at residences of former Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s secretary and IAS officer Anita Singh and some other alleged beneficiaries in the scam.

More than a thousand plots were allotted to politicians, bureaucrats, journalists and relatives of retired judges allegedly in violation of rules during the previous Samajwadi Party Government.
The Allahabad High Court had ordered a CBI inquiry into the scam. (ANI)

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