Government Official Obtains Bail – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday granted bail to a tax official, who was arrested in the Theni land scam case.

According to the indictment, several acres of government land worth 700 crores were transferred in the name of certain people, most of whom were relatives of government officials, through the online mode and later assigned to others. others.

The Claimant, K Sanjeev Gandhi, who worked as a Tahsildar Area Deputy in Periyakulam between May and September 2018, is one of the defendants.

Gandhi claimed in his bail application that he did not engage in such activities. Stating that he is not allowed to transfer patta with respect to government lands to individuals without presentation of proper records, he alleged that other people must have misused his identity card for personal gain in his absence.

Furthermore, pointing out that two other defendants, who were also government officials, were released on bail in this case, he asked for similar relief.

Judge K Murali Shankar, who heard the plea, granted Gandhi bail on the condition that he stay in Villupuram and appear before Villupuram City Police every day at 10:30 a.m. for a month and then Theni CB-CID daily until further notice.

MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday granted bail to a tax official, who was arrested in the Theni land scam case. According to the indictment, several acres of government land worth 700 crores were transferred in the name of certain people, most of whom were relatives of government officials, through the online mode and were later assigned to others. others. The Claimant, K Sanjeev Gandhi, who worked as a Tahsildar Area Deputy in Periyakulam between May and September 2018, is one of the defendants. Gandhi claimed in his bail application that he did not engage in such activities. Stating that he is not allowed to transfer patta with respect to government lands to individuals without presentation of proper records, he alleged that other people must have misused his identity card for personal gain in his absence. Furthermore, pointing out that two other defendants, who were also government officials, were released on bail in this case, he asked for similar relief. Judge K Murali Shankar, who heard the plea, granted Gandhi bail on the condition that he stay in Villupuram and appear before Villupuram City Police every day at 10:30 a.m. for a month and then Theni CB-CID daily until further notice.

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