Legal Correspondent

HYDERABAD: A Division Bench of the High Court comprising Justice G. Raghu Ram and Justice Ramesh Ranganathan on Tuesday directed the district Collector Medak to conduct full fledged inquiry into alleged corrupt practices in allotting house plots in Zaheerabad Municipal area and seize the records.

Writ plea

The Bench was dealing with a writ petition filed by A.Ghori, a municipal councilor. He complained that out of the 1,000 house plots to be given to poor, the municipal chairman, vice-chairman and other councilors have got plots allotted to their family members and relatives in violation of the guidelines. He filed several documents showing the allotment and the registration.

The Bench expressed dismay at the allotments and ordered full inquiry and directed the Secretary Municipal administration to take action and report back to court.

The case is listed to October 7.