HC directs investigation in forged order case

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Allahabad, May 23 (UNI) The Allahabad High Court today directed the Registrar General (R G) of the court to lodge an FIR in the matter of manufacturing of a forged order of the HC.

The Court has directed the Principal Secretary (Home) Uttar Pradesh to appoint an officer not below the rank of SP to investigate this case.

The order was passed by Justice D P Singh in a writ petition filed by one Jagat Prasad (now deceased during the pending of writ petition), who had challenged the order of ceiling authorities by which his certain land, was declared as surplus land under the provisions of Ceiling Act.

The petition was finally dismissed on May 3, 2005, but a forged order of this Court was produced before the district authorities, alleged to have been passed on November 21, 2005. The Court, had summoned the widow of the petitioner and also the local counsel of district Fatehpur, who had made this forged order available to the widow. The Judge directed the R G to lodge an FIR to investigate the matter.

The Court has said a well organised gang is engaged in manufacturing of forged orders of the High Court.

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