The local police have booked a retired executive engineer of the Haryana Housing Board for the theft of files on the complaint from the board.
C R Mittal retired from the board on August 16, last year from the post of executive engineer.
On August 21, he came to the office after his retirement. He was seeking some information regarding his annual confidential reports (ACRs). The dealing person was busy and could not give the information and left after office hours. But, as per complaint, Mittal committed theft of files connected with his ACRs.
When the matter came to light, the secretary of the housing board lodged a complaint with the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) and a case under section 379 (for theft) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Sector 5 police station.
“So far no arrest has been made and we are investigating the case,” said a police official.