NH-74 scam: SIT has arrested the absconding farmer, gulped 1.5 crore compensation

In the NH 74 land acquisition scandal, SIT has arrested a farmer of Sitarganj. The farmer took a compensation of Rs 1.5 crore from his land in 14 days of a tax return.

The SIT, which was involved in the eviction of the farmers who were absconding with the compensation of 1.5 crores after paying 143 tax of land in the back date of the land acquisition scam, today arrested Baldev Singh, son of Farmer of Sitarganj tehsil, son of Pritam Singh. In the investigation, Baldev Singh had received a compensation of 0.1260 hectares of land for compensation of Rs.1.5 crore by making 143 tax in the back date. Based on this, Baldev Singh was made an accused and non-bailable warrant was issued against him.

To avoid the grip of SIT, Baldev Singh had been underground for some time before. With the help of Sitarganj police station on Wednesday morning, the SIT has arrested Baldev Singh from his house in Sitarganj, Chikaghat. SIT Vivek Kumar, Swatantra Kumar Singh said that Baldev Singh was presented in the Special Corruption Prevention Court in Nainital. The accused will be sent to Haldwani Jail from here.

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