Govt forms commission to probe allegations against Yadav Singh

The commission will submit its report within six months and will have its office in Lucknow.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: February 15, 2015 1:34:22 am

The state government on Saturday constituted a one-member inquiry commission, headed by Justice (retired) Amarnath Verma, to probe into the allegations of corruption and misuse of position against suspended chief engineer of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Authority, Yadav Singh.

The commission will submit its report within six months and will have its office in Lucknow with a camp office in Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar.

A government spokesperson said Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has issued official notification which states that the matter of Yadav Singh has come to light where the chief engineer has misused his position in giving contracts to several persons and organisations in these industrial areas.

The spokesperson said that due to the allegations against Singh, the image and credibility of state and administration has been adversely affected. Keeping it in mind, the high-level inquiry commission has been constituted for identification of all those who are involved in the corruption.

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