Pleas pour in at SIT cell seeking redressal in land records tampering


Visakhapatnam: About 400 applications and memorandums seeking redressal in land records tampering and encroachments were received by the State Investigation Team at its office in the Collectorate here till Sunday.

Apart from those in city, people from rural areas are also seen visiting the cell to lodge complaints. CPM State Secretariat member Ch Narasinga Rao also met the SIT member L Vijaya Sarathy and submitted a memorandum to him to bring to book the culprits in the land scam.

“Never before did the city or the State witnessed such huge land scam, snatching away lands of the poor and tampering records in lakhs of acres of land,” he said, and appealed to SIT to conduct a thorough investigation into the episode and punish the guilty.