Niki Tawi Violence case

Enquiry Officer seeks details of encroachers from DC, Ors


JAMMU, JAN 09: In a much publicized case of Niki Tawi Voilence when the JDA had gone to remove the illegal structures, a Suo-moto PIL was registered and Division Bench of the State High Court appointed 2nd Additional District & Sessions Judge Jammu Virender Singh Bhou as Enquiry Officer. Today Mr. Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Mr. Tejinder Singh SSP, Jammu, Mr. Pawan Singh Rathore, Vice Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, Jammu and Mr. Pankaj Magotra, Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation, have entered appearance pursuant to order dated 7h of January 2019 in connection with the enquiry initiated in compliance to Hon'ble High Court Order dated 28.12.2018 passed in Public Interest Litigation No. 38/2018 titled Court on its own motion vs. Divisional Commissioner & Ors.
Enquiry officer 2nd Additional District & Sessions Judge Jammu Virender Singh Bhou observed that it is, felt necessary to seek details from Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Vice Chairman JDA, Jammu, Conservator of Forests, Jammu Circle regarding details of encroachers, the extent of encroachments made by them and dimensions of constructions raised on encroached land, if any, by the encroachers in a tabular form with remarks indicating lapse in execution of Court orders by any officer/officials involved in implementation of Court orders from time to time till the order dated 22.12.2018 was passed.
Enquiry Officer also directed Commissioner JMC, Jammu and Vice Chairman, JDA, Jammu shall furnish details of illegal constructions in a tabular form in contravention of BOCA falling within their jurisdiction more specifically the area falling along River Tawi downstream from N (Nikki Tawi) before next date. Enquiry Officer also directed Chief Engineer. PDD, Jammu and Chief Engineer PHE Jammu to furnish details of illegal electric and water connections provided to illegal occupants in the said localities and follow up action taken by them. Enquiry Officer also directed SSP, Jammu to furnish details of the follow up action pursuant to court orders issued from time to time in tabular form and shall pin point lapse, if any, on the pan of any officer at the relevant time, and shall furnish more specifically the details of deployment of the force provided to JDA and other allied agencies for implementing the last court order and while implementing the same in which over two dozen people including senior JDA and police officers received injuries. .
It is also deemed expedient to seek details from SSP CID (SB), Jammu about the Government/police employees, who have settled illegally in these localities and have established their structures/houses illegally on JDA/State/Forest land. .
Chief Engineer PWD, Jammu is also directed to furnish details regarding macadamized pacca road, which has been constructed right from 4th Tawi bridge reaching up to Beli Charana and onward, whether the same has sanction/ approval of the Competent Authority or not in accordance with law. JNF

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