Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed a petitioner to file an affidavit explaining if there are any disparities in the reports of the district collector and the district judge on alleged destruction of Ramammakunta Lake in Gachibowli by AP Tourism Development Corporation and National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (NITHM).
A division bench was dealing with a plea by the Human Rights and Consumer Protection Cell, a trust represented by its chairman Thakur Rajkumar Singh, seeking CID probe into alleged illegal alienation of government land in favour of the APTDC and the NITHM for construction of a star hotel.
Earlier the bench had ordered the district collector to inspect the place and submit a report. The bench rejected the report of the collector terming that an incomplete and casual report and directed a stay on the construction. The bench asked the Ranga Reddy district judge to visit the place and submit the report.
On Wednesday, the district judge placed his report before the bench and after perusing the report; the bench told the petitioner to obtain copies of both the reports from the registry and verify them and file an affidavit by Thursday....