FIR against Gehlot,industry Minister in land allotment case

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Ashok Gehlot
Jaipur, Oct 9: In compliance with a local court's order last week, police registered an FIR against former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, former Congress minister Chandrabhan and two others in alleged irregularities in the allotment of land to a Jaipur-based private hospital.

The matter has been sent to state CID-CB for further probe as the case concerns elected representatives. The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Number 2 on October 1 had issued the order on an 'istgasa'(complaint) filed by one Suresh Chand Sharma who alleged that Dr Vimal Soni of Soni Hospital in connivance with the above mentioned people, had grabbed the land worth Rs 31 crore for just Rs 6.11 crore.

Gandhi Nagar police station here, after getting court's order, lodged the FIR against former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his cabinet colleague Chandrabhan, Dr Vimal Soni, and IAS officer Nihal Chand Goyal, a senior official said. Since the case belonged to elected representatives, it was referred today to CID-CB for further investigation, the official said, adding, as the case was to be probed other details would provided by the competent authorities of CID-CB.

PTI

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