Jet Airways Airways security chief arrested on land grabbing charges

Jet Airways vice president Col. Avneet Singh Bedi was arrested by the Sahibabad police on the charges of land grabbing in Delhi.

Published: 02nd July 2017 11:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2017 08:20 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: A senior Jet Airways official was arrested from New Delhi on Sunday on land grabbing charges by the Ghaziabad police.Avneet Singh Bedi, posted in Mumbai as Jet Airways’ chief security officer, was arrested from his Panchsheel Park residence in south Delhi based on a complaint by Arun Kumar Gupta, the joint municipal commissioner, Ghaziabad.

According Gupta’s complaint, Bedi-- a retired Army colonel-- grabbed 945 square metres of government land in Chikamberpur village on the Delhi-UP border.“A part of the land, measuring 532 square metres, was rented out to a transport company and he used the rest of it as an approach road to enter the transport godown,” Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar said.

On the directives of chief minister Yogi Adityanath, the administration has launched a drive to check land grabbing and is taking action against criminals, the officer said. Accused is retired Army colonel. 
“Soon police will arrest more land grabbers who have encroached government’s land since last many years,” a police official said.On the directives of Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath, the administration has launched a drive to check land grabbing and is taking action against criminals, the officer said.

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