3 revenue officials in Vigilance net

Greater Kashmir

“The then Naib Tehsildar Pattan, Patwari and the then incharge Patwari Halqa Malmoha Pattan obliterated word “Khudkasht” as “Ba-Kashkath” in Jambabandi thus changing land status in favour tenants.

State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) today registered a case against some revenue department officials after finding them involved in ‘illegal transfer of private land of a Kashmiri Pandit through fake mutations.’

According to an SVO handout, verification revealed that officials of revenue department in Pattan Tehsil had illegally transferred 15 kanals 10 marlas land of Shamboo Nath son of Ram Chand of Malmoha village to the tenants by fake mutations and insertions in revenue records.

“The then Naib Tehsildar Pattan, Patwari and the then incharge Patwari Halqa Malmoha Pattan obliterated word “Khudkasht” as “Ba-Kashkath” in Jambabandi thus changing the status of land in favour of the tenants,” the SVO handout said.