Former Bhupinder Singh Hooda secy is questioned by CBI in land scam
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned Chattar Singh, a UPSC member and the then principal secretary to the former chief minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection to an alleged graft case.
Officials said Singh was examined in connection to its probe into alleged irregularities in the allocation of industrial plots in Panchkula in which former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is also named as an accused.
Singh, a former IAS officer of the 1980-batch, was additional principal secretary to the chief minister between 2009 and 2013.The case relates to industrial plots that were given to 14 people by allegedly manipulating certain provisions of allotment, which included allowing them to submit their applications even after the last date of submission ended.
The FIR also alleged that plots were allotted at rates lesser than the prevailing market rates.