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Vizag land scam - SIT submits final report

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Special Investigation Team set up by the State government to inquire into he alleged tampering of government land records in the district handed over its final report to the City Police Commissioner T.Yogananad who is acting as coordinator between the SIT and the government.

The three member team led by DIG Vineet Brijlal along with Joint Collector G.Srijana and RDO Vijaya Saradhi met the Commissioner of Police Yoganand and handed over the report. It may be recalled that the SIT was constituted on June 21, 2017 and it got down to work on June 25. It received 2,875 petitions through various modes and took up 333 petitions for inquiry as per the orders of the State government. Apart from these 11 complaints were taken from leaders of various political parties.

The report would have handed over to the DGP who in return would submit it to the government through the Chief Secretary said sources. The SIT was given only two months’ time for the inquiry but due to various difficulties, the government has given two extensions. The SIT’s term ended on December 28.