Gauhati Excessive Court docket directs SP Itanagar to file affidavit on rehabilitation standing of Chakmas at Arunachal Pradesh

The Gauhati Excessive Court docket directed the Superintendent of Police, particular investigation cell (vigilance) SIC(Vig.) Itanagar, in addition to the Officer-in-Cost of SIC(Vig.) of Police Station, Itanagar, to file affidavit(s) indicating the progress and standing of the investigation made pursuant to the registration of the case concerning embezzlement of Rs. 35,91,82,550/-,sanctioned for rehabilitation and resettlement of Chakmas at Hollongi AirPort, Papum Pare District, Arunachal Pradesh, involving 156 numbers of displaced households.

The Itanagar Division Bench of Justice Nani Tagia and Justice Susmita Phukan Khaund heard a Public Curiosity litigation (PIL) filed for praying for an investigation, both,by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), or, by the Particular InvestigationTeam(SIT), for investigation of the alleged embezzlement of sanctioned quantity.

Kardak Ete, Advocate Common(in-charge), ArunachalPradesh , has produced earlier than the Court docket, a letter, dated 21.09.2022, written to the SpecialPublic Prosecutor, SIC(Vig.), Gauhati Excessive Court docket, Itanagar Everlasting Bench,Naharlagun, by the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Particular Investigation Cell(Vig.),Police Station, Itanagar informing that the SIC(Vig.) Case beneath part 120(B)/406/409/420 learn with Part 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988; has been registered inconnection with the allegations made within the petition.

On perusal of the letter, dated 21.09.2022, referred to above; the Bench discover that within the aforesaid letter, it has been acknowledged that pursuant to the registration of the case, as above, on 06.09.2022; 5 individuals have been examined and their statements recorded beneath Part 161 of the Code of CriminalProcedure, 1973. It has been additional acknowledged within the letter, dated 21.09.2022, that another members of the displaced households have additionally been examined.

Aside from stating that the petitioners who’re the informants of the case and among the members of the displaced households have been examined; nothing additional has been indicated within the letter, noticed the Bench.

The Superintendent of Police, SIC(Vig.) Police Station, Itanagar, in addition to theOfficer-in-Cost of SIC(Vig.) Police Station, Itanagar, shall be arrayed as respondents No. 5 and 6, respectively, on this Public Curiosity Litigation(PIL), who shall be represented by Ojing Pada, standing counsel, SIC(Vig.) , the Court docket directed.