Haryana CM Hooda’s premises in Gurgaon investigated by CBI for land acquisition case


Gurgaon: The investigation had been done conducted by CBI on Friday  into the house of Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his associates in context of land acquisition case of Gurgaon.

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“Searches are being carried out at 20 places in Rohtak, Gurgaon, Chandigarh and Delhi. The premises of Mr. Hooda, his two former personal secretaries and a serving Indian Administrative Service official are being searched by different teams. Some private companies are also under scanner,” said a CBI official.

Last year, the investigation had been done by CBI against CM hooda as they did the cheating by acquiring Rs.1,500 crore by private companies and their associates for 400 acres of prime land in Manesar, Naurangpur and Lakhnoula in Gurgaon.

In the Gurgaon district, the land was acquired by the builders in Manesar, Naurangpur and Lakhnoula for worth Rs 1,600 crore.

“The Haryana government led by Mr. Hooda had issued a notification under the Land Acquisition Act for acquisition of land measuring about 912 acres for setting up of an Industrial Model Township in these villages,” said the official.

During 2004-2007, Gurgaon farmers and villagers sold off large acres of land to the builders at huge prices and faced huge loss.

Later,  an order was passed by the Director of Industries on August 24,2007  to release the land. “On the State government’s request, the agency then took over the case last year,” said the official.

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