BENGALURU: Nine officials who created fake land documents now face criminal investigation.
They are from various government departments and civic agencies, and will be prosecuted along with 38 builders and land grabbers.
Disclosing this to reporters on Tuesday, Ramalinga Reddy, Minister In-charge of Bengaluru, said Delhi Public School, Apollo Hospital, and developers such as Mantri, Puravankara and Shobha had built huge structures on government land and lakebeds, and would face action.
In Kadugodi, only industrial sheds were demolished on Tuesday and houses spared, he said.
Replying to questions about houses on BDA layouts on lakebeds, Reddy said action would be taken after land documents were verified.
Rehab Under CSR schemeS?
The government is considering a proposal to request IT companies to provide housing for evacuees under their corporate social responsibility schemes, V Shankar, Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru Urban district, said. Shankar also said that 50 acres had been identified in five taluks of Bengaluru Urban district to rehabilitate families rendered homeless by the demolition drive. what about houses of ias officers?