Govt land cannot be alloted to private people, Patwari dismissed – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled in allotement case of 270 kanals of land in Jhang. The court said government land could not be given to private people. Approving the Punjab government’s appeal, the decision to remove Patwari, who had transferred the land, was reinstated.

Supreme Court rules in government land transfer case The Supreme Court has reinstated the decision to remove Patwari, who was involved in the crime of transferring government land to a private person.

A government appeal against Patwari Allah Bakhsh for transferring 270 kanals of land to a private person in Jhang was heard on Wednesday.

Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed scolded Secretary Board of Revenue Punjab Babar Hayat Tarar for delay in filed appeal and said that Patwari is selling government land and you delayed the appeal, you are also involved in this matter, you will also have to suffer.

The Secretary said that this was a case before I took over the post. The Chief Justice remarked that the Secretary should speak like an officer, not here and there. Get salaries and benefits from these officers.

Justice Ejaz-ul-Ahsan remarked that the department should conduct an inquiry against the responsible persons on the dismissal of overdue appeals. It is not just negligence, land cannot be given to private people.


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