Supertech twin-tower case: SIT team set up

The Supreme Court on August 31 has ordered that the two towers be demolished within three months

 

 

The Uttar Pradesh government led by the directions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath under the chairmanship of Sanjiv Mittal, secretary of the Industrial and Infrastructure Development department, has set up a four-member special investigation team (SIT).

 

As per to the sources, SIT will investigate the irregularities in connection with the construction of the two multi-storey twin towers by Supertech that came up in Noida.

 

The sources said that the other three members of the SIT are additional Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar Singh, Additional DGP Rajeev Sabarwal and Chief Town Planner Anoop Kumar Shrivastava.

 

The sources added that the SIT will inquire about the irregularities that happened between 2004 and 2017 and ensure a time-bound investigation into the construction of two multi-storey towers that had come up in violation of building bye-laws and will submit a report within a week.

 

The Supreme Court on August 31 has ordered that the two towers be demolished within three months.

 

Within hours of the CM Yogi directed on September 1 that inquiry be conducted and strict action taken against the guilty officials.

 

The sources said that an official with the Noida Authority’s planning department was suspended and a former chief architect planner who took voluntary retirement from the Authority is under the scanner.

 

The sources said on September 2 UP government has suspended a manager in the planning department of the Noida Authority that had come up in violation of building bye-laws.

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