Lakhwant Singh : “Ludhiana Rural Police Book BDPO, Patwari, Sarpanch for Alleged Embezzlement of Property”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Ludhiana Rural Police have filed charges against a Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO), a Patwari, a Sarpanch, and members of the Panchayat for their alleged involvement in an embezzlement scheme. The accused individuals are accused of attempting to embezzle the property of a person by declaring it as Panchayat land and claiming compensation under a major project.

The accused have been identified as BDPO Rupinder Kaur, Sarpanch Satwant Kaur, Panches Paramjit Kaur, Inderjit Kaur, Harvinder Singh, Jagdev Singh, and Daljit Singh, who is the Samiti Patwari in block Dehlon.

The complaint was lodged by Lakhwant Singh of Leel village in Sudhar area on October 23. The complainant alleged that the accused, including the Sarpanch and members of the Gram Panchayat of Leel village in Tehsil Raikot, along with the then-District Development and Panchayat Officer (DDPO) of Ludhiana, conspired to embezzle his property.

Following the complaint, the Sudhar police station conducted an investigation and found evidence indicating the involvement of Sarpanch Satwant Kaur, Panches Paramjit Kaur, Inderjit Kaur, Harwinder Singh, Jagdev Singh, Daljit Singh, and Rupinder Kaur. The accused individuals are accused of using government documents to falsely declare Lakhwant Singh’s land as Panchayat land and embezzle the compensation money.

The accused have been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including cheating, forgery, and criminal conspiracy.

Inspector Amritpal Singh, SHO Sudhar, stated that the accused will be arrested in connection with the case. He revealed that the accused were in the process of embezzling money from the land to be acquired and had provided an account number to receive the funds as part of their conspiracy.

The Ludhiana Rural Police are committed to investigating and taking action against those involved in fraudulent activities. This case highlights the importance of vigilance in preventing corruption and embezzlement in government projects. The police are determined to ensure that justice is served and that those responsible for this alleged embezzlement scheme are held accountable.

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