Vadra-DLF case: IAS officer Khemka files police complaint after threat to office staff

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 01, 2012 14:40 hrs

The office of senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Thursday filed a formal police complaint aftercomplaining of femal staff receiving threat calls in connection with the DLF-Robert Vadra land deal case.

Reports in the media said that a female staffer in Khemka's office had received the threat and had immediately informed her seniors, who in turn informed Khemka.

The person who called is said to have warned Khemka through the female staffer of facing dire consequences if he did not lay off the DLF-Vadra land deal case.

Khemka is currently the Managing Director of the Haryana Seeds Development Corporation.

An investigation has been launched to trace the caller.

It maybe recalled that Khemka as Director General Consolidation of Land Holdings and Land Records-cum-Inspector General of Registration had cancelled the mutation of the land sale by M/s Sky Light Hospitality, a company owned by Vadra on October 15, his last day in the office of Land.

Khemka ordered the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Palwal and Mewat in NCR region had been asked by Khemka to inspect all documents registered from 2005 on behalf of Vadra or his companies in the capacity of vendor (seller) and vendee (buyer) and he had also cancelled the sale of over three acres land to realty major DLF.

The inquiries conducted by the DCs of the four districts have clarified on the basis of report of district revenue officials that there was no undervaluation in Vadra's land deals, informed sources said here on Friday.

The report will be submitted to three member Committee headed by Aditional Chief Secretary which was asked by state government to inquire into the issues raised by Khemka.

Vadra's company, which bought the controversial land on the Manesar-Gurgaon road in February 2008 and got a housing colony licence for it from the Haryana government just a month later (in March), later entered into a sale deed with realty giant DLF to sell it for an amount of Rs 58 crore.

Vadra's company got the Rs 58 crore from DLF in instalments between June 2008 and July 2012. Khemka has been transferred nearly 40 times in his 21-year career. (ANI)

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