The Andhra Pradesh Lok Ayukta on Thursday directed Commissioner of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) Neerabh Kumar Prasad to inquire and submit a report on the illegal constructions in Manikonda area in the city by February 1.

Lok Ayukta Justice B. Subhashan Reddy, on Thursday, reviewed the progress of inquiry into the case registered in 2010, based on a complaint lodged by a village on the mushrooming of illegal constructions in the serene Manikonda village and its surroundings.

Directive to HMDA Commissioner

Justice Reddy directed the HMDA Commissioner to conduct a house-to-house survey to ascertain the allegation of illegal constructions.

The Lok Ayukta’s directions to HMDA followed submission of a report of an inquiry conducted into the issue by Joint Collector of Ranga Reddy district M. Jagannatham on Thursday.

Posted to Feb. 1

Taking the matter seriously the Lok Ayukta decided to relieve the Revenue Department officials from the inquiry and handed it over to HMDA.

He posted the matter to February 1.