An inquiry at the district level has revealed a loss of over Rs 12 million to the exchequer. PLRA has also written a letter to the DG Anti-Corruption to take action against corrupt elements.
Punjab Land Records Authority massive financial irregularities DG before the Punjab Land Records Authority Moazzam Iqbal Sipra was triggered when, loss of public funds to financial irregularities in land record centers of various districts millions, made at the district level According to the inquiry, more than 12 million rupees was lost to the exchequer.
The Punjab Land Records Authority has suspended the officers and employees involved in financial irregularities and initiated proceedings under the PED Act, while a letter has also been written to the DG Anti-Corruption for further action. Large scale irregularities were found in Checking Land Record Center Muridke, Lahore Division and Jalalpur Pirwala Multan.
Fake cash payment receipts were used in property transfer in land record centers, crores of rupees were lost to public exchequer due to fake cash payment receipts, investigation is underway by suspending officers and employees involved in corruption, only in Sheikhupura district. A level inquiry revealed that fake receipts had caused a loss of Rs 12.53 lakh to the exchequer.
Extracted from City42 News