HC to hear plea for CBI probe against Vadra after polls

ROBERTNew Delhi, April 30: The Delhi high court Wednesday fastened May 13 for hearing a plea for a CBI probe into licences granted to property developers in Haryana, together with one allegedly related to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra.

A division bench of justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw announce the matter for May 13 once advocate M.L. Sharma requested the court to listen to his public interest proceeding (PIL) once the Lok Sabha elections as any move currently can favour either the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party.

M.L. Sharma affected to the court, saying many licences were issued to developers and builders for turning 21,366 acres of agricultural land into colonies while not obliging with the statutory rules. the choice caused “serious loss of Rs.3.9 lakh crore” to the treasury, Sharma alleged.

He contended within the plea that allocation of licences for developing colonies was contrary to provisions of the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, 1975.

It wanted accountant and Auditor General (CAG) Shashi Kant Sharma’s letter of June 3, 2013, be quashed. The letter allegedly wanted to roll back the audit and inquiry into the grant of licence to window welcome Pvt. Ltd., that’s aforesaid to be related to Vadra.

The plea aforesaid the inquiry was ordered by Shashi Kant Sharma’s precursor Vinod Rai.

M.L. Sharma claimed that the department of city and country designing (DTCP) issued many licences for over 21,000 acres of land cover Gurgaon town and alternative elements of the state from 2005 to 2012.

“Issuing colony licences by the DTCP in Haryana within the name of a private who isn’t the owner of a land, isn’t solely illegal  however also clear case of corruption among the availability of the bar of Corruption Act 1988,” the plea aforesaid.

“To support or provide undue favour is corruption, that has been hatched within the Haryana colony licence deal for Vadra and others,” itg added .

The PIL was filed against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the CAG, fanlight welcome, Vadra, and the DLF Universal restricted.

The petition conjointly wanted a research into the land deals entered into by fanlight cordial reception Pvt. Ltd. and its subsidiaries in Rajasthan.