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Ex-CM, son booked on nephew's plaint

The Tribune 2018-05-17 01:09:16

The allegations

  • In his complaint, Rajeshwar Singh, Virbhadra Singh’s (pic) younger brother’s son, has alleged that the former CM, along with his son Vikramaditya Singh, a sitting MLA and others, trespassed into a portion of Rampur Palace, under his ownership and possession on May 9, 2018.

Virbhadra Singh

An FIR has been registered against former Chief Minister and MLA Virbhadra Singh and his son in Rampur police station on the complaint of his nephew, alleging forced illegal entry and dispossessing him of half portion of Rampur Palace. In his complaint, Rajeshwar Singh, Virbhadra Singh’s younger brother’s son, has alleged that the former CM, along with his son Vikramaditya Singh, a sitting MLA, and others trespassed into a portion of Rampur Palace, under his ownership and possession on May 9, 2018. He alleged that locks of his portion of the palace were broken, belongings were thrown out and the palace locked, leading to unauthorised possession. The FIR has been registered under Sections 448, 427, 34 IPC, on Tuesday evening.   He claimed that he being legal heir of Raja Padam Singh of the Bushair estate was in the ownership and possession of half of the palace in Rampur as per the patta, which was authenticated in various other litigations. He said his father Lt Rajkumar Rajinder Singh continued to live there, along with his family, till his death in December 1995. He said his caretaker Mast Ram had lodged a complaint on May 9 under his directions but withdrew it under pressure from the former CM. He demanded an inquiry into the matter so that he could get back the possession of his portion.                                  

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