Chief Secretary to decide on sanction of prosecution against Vijayvargiya and others in three months: Court


Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A brand new twist has come within the Rs 33 crore pension rip-off allegedly dedicated in the course of the tenure of BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya as mayor of Indore Municipal Company. Disposing of a petition filed by Congress chief KK Mishra, the Madhya Pradesh Excessive Court docket has directed him to file a contemporary software earlier than the state authorities inside two weeks to hunt prosecution sanction towards the then public servants within the case. Other than Vijayvargiya, these erstwhile public servants embody elected public representatives and authorities officers posted within the municipal company on the time of the alleged pension rip-off.

The Excessive Court docket has additionally mentioned that the Chief Secretary of the state ought to take immediate motion on Mishra’s contemporary software to be filed with previous paperwork of the case and go a “reasonable” order on it inside three months as per the authorized provisions. These instructions had been issued by Justice Subodh Abhyankar of the Indore Bench of the Excessive Court docket on September 23 and knowledge on this regard was shared with the media on Monday on behalf of the petitioner. Through the debate on the petition within the Excessive Court docket, it was mentioned on behalf of the counsel for the state authorities {that a} choice on Mishra’s software for sanction of prosecution can be taken quickly.

It’s price mentioning {that a} particular court docket in Indore had on August 29 ended the proceedings on a criticism filed by Mishra towards the then Mayor Vijayvargiya and different public servants within the alleged pension rip-off because the state authorities, regardless of a lapse of 17 years, had sued these individuals. Prosecution not allowed. Mishra is presently the president of the media division of the state Congress unit, whereas Vijayvargiya was the mayor of Indore from 2000 to 2005 and since then the BJP is in energy within the municipal company.

Mishra alleges that whereas Vijayvargiya mayor of Indore, the Municipal Company distributed authorities pension to the destitute, widows and disabled by means of cooperative credit score establishments of town, whereas frequently this pension was to be paid by means of nationalized banks or submit places of work. In accordance with Mishra, there was an alleged lack of Rs 33 crore to the exchequer because of the disproportionate advantages of pension to the ineligible, individuals with fictitious names and even the useless by the municipal company.

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