Khoda questions closure of corruption cases against 2 ex-Speakers by SVO Print
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Jehlum Post News Network| Jammu| Apr 23, 2015| The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) Thursday took strong note of the closure of corruption complaints against two former Speakers of the Legislative Assembly by the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO).The SVO had been summoned in this regard and it submitted its report to the SVC which listed the case for May 6. According to sources, the SVC will study the SVO report. The Full Commission, headed by Chief Vigilance Commissioner Kuldeep Khoda, had summoned all the officials who dealt and investigated the complaint, for explanation on violation of legal procedure in filing the closure report before the High Court.Sources said that SVO had violated the law in protecting these former Speakers. "They have given a equivocate reply in their report on the closure of corruption complaint against two ex-speakers," they said. The SVO had filed closure report in the High Court last month on complaint of illegal and backdoor appointments made in the Assembly and MLAs Hostel by two former Speakers and the HC had expressed anguish over the closure. SVC took very serious note of the SVO surpassing the Commission to file closure complaint in the High Court. PTI

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