Govt urged to retrieve NICL scam land

Post Source: The News International

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

LAHORE

THE Pakistan Muttahida Kisan Mahaz (PMKM) has urged the Punjab government to take immediate steps for retrieving agriculture land of the poor farmers of Toor Warraich, situated in Lahore Cantt, which had been grabbed by some influential people.

Addressing a press conference here on Monday, PMKM Coordinator Lahore Division Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf and Mehroon Toor along with victims of the NICL scam alleged that institutions investigating the corruption in the NICL had totally ignored the thousands of kanals of land of the village which was grabbed by the influential fraudulently to sell it to the NICL. They alleged that Sakhi Sarwar (Gardawar) and Zulfikar (Patwari), involved in the scam, had not been included in the interrogation while the revenue officer concerned also was not probed. They said both the Parwari and Gardawar should immediately be suspended from service and all the documents related to their land be recovered from their possession.

They warned that affectees and PMKM workers would stage a sit-in at the Chief Ministerís Secretariat and Chief Ministerís House if their demands were not met.

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