Published On: Fri, Apr 3rd, 2015

SIT team formed to probe illegal transfer of land in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A special investigation team (SIT) headed by retired IAS officer Debasish Gupta to probe illegal transfer of government and tribal land in Jharkhand was formed on Thursday.

Retired IAS officer Debasish Gupta

Retired IAS officer Debasish Gupta

The SIT would find out officials and others responsible in illegally transferring land covered under Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act and Santhal Pargana Tenancy Act that protects tribal land, an official release said here.

The SIT would recommend necessary legal and administrative actions against the guilty and make recommendations to stop such illegal transfers, the release said.

Besides the Chairman, Debasish Gupta, a retired district and session judge and a retired or incumbent joint secretary level officer would be member secretary of the SIT, it said.

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