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VB unearths 92 properties amassed by S.E. Surinderpal Singh

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VB unearths 92 properties amassed by S.E. Surinderpal Singh

(Rs. 57 crore deposited in 3 companies owned by Surinderpal’s wife and mother)

Chandigarh June 14 : State Vigilance Bureau have unearthed 92 properties worth crores of rupees amassed by Surinderpal Singh, chief engineer of GMADA which were purchased by five firms floated by him in the name of his family members and associates. In addition to this Rs. 57 crores were deposited in 3 companies owned by his family.

Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of Punjab Vigilance Bureau said as per the investigations conducted and searches made on various premises owned by the accused chief engineer so far, it has been found that he had purchased these properties with ill-gotten money in the name of companies or family members. He said further verifications were also under progress to uncover more assets owned by him or his family.

He further added that a case u/s 13 (1) (D) r/w 13 (2) prevention of Corruption Act and 420, 506, 120-B of IPC had already been registered in this regard at Police Station Flying Sqaud-1 at Mohali, Vigilance Bureau, Punjab against accused Surinderpal Singh, former chief engineer, GMADA and others and the main three accused have also been arrested.

Giving details of his properties purchased in the name of various firms and his family members, he said about 92 properties have been purchased by Surinderpal Singh since 2001 to 2016, out of which about 42 properties were purchased in the name of Access Agro Seed Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana, 5 properties by Award Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana, 11 properties by Auster Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd., 20 properties of Akme Crushers and Builders Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana, 2 properties of Ek Onkar Builders and Contractors Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana and 12 properties were bought in the name of his family members and relatives. In addition to this, he had also purchased a 2 kanal kothi in Chandigarh in 2014 in the name of Award Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd.

The spokesperson further added that Access Agro Seeds Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana was incorporated in March 2005 and directors of the company were Surinderpal Singh's wife Mandeep Kaur and mother Swarnjit Kaur. The acused had deposited approx Rs 20 crores in cash till 31/03/16 in the company and further verification was being done in this case. The details of properties purchased in the name of Access Agro Seeds Pvt. Ltd. were as follows ;

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

1

Badowal

Ludhiana

23.05.05

8 kanal 3 marle

2

Jhande

Ludhiana

23.09.05

1 acre 1 kanal

3

Landeke

Moga

19.10.05

4 kanal 0 marle

4

Lohara

Moga

20.10.05

4 kanal 0 marle

5

Lohara

Moga

20.10.05

15 kanal 11 marle

6

Lohara

Moga

20.10.05

8 kanal 0 marle

7

Fathehgarh Korotana

Moga

20.10.05

6 kanal 5 marle

8

Fathehgarh Korotana

Moga

20.10.05

8 kanal 4 marle

9

Lohara

Moga

27.10.05

4 kanal 0 marle

10

Thrreke

Ludhiana

24.11.05

1 acre 4 kanal 16 marle

11

Datwal

Ludhiana

08.03.06

8 kanal

12

Dana Mandi

Salem Tabri Ludhiana

16.03.06

Shop no. 131, 278, Sq.yards

13

Jhande

Ludhiana

17.05.06

1 acre 0 kanal 13 marle

14

Datwal

Ludhiana

05.03.06

24 kanal

15

Datwal

Ludhiana

05.06.06

17 kanal 11 3/4 marle

16

Nandpur

Ludhiana

05.10.06

24 kanal 2 marle

17

Fatehgarh Korotana

Moga

1.11.2006

7  kanal 2 marle

18

Jhande

Ludhiana

6.07.07

4 kanal 14 marle

19

Manjit Nagar

Ludhiana

28.08.07

210 Sq. yards

20

 

Khakot

 

Ludhiana

15.04.09

 

5 kanal 8 marle

 

21

Khakot

Ludhiana

20.04.09

5 kanal 8 marle

22

Nandpur

Ludhiana

30.03.10

7 kanal 13 marle

23

Thrreke

Ludhiana

28.03.11

220 sq yds

24

Thrreke

Ludhiana

17.08.11

2 kanal 10.30 marle

25

Jhande

Ludhiana

26.03.12

1 acre 2 kanal 4 marle

26

Takipur

Mohali

8.03.13

3 kanal 11.90 marle

27

Thrreke

Ludhiana

28.03.13

3 kanal 13.25 marle

28

Thrreke

Ludhiana

28.03.11

220 sq yds

29

Jhande

Ludhiana

17.06.13

1bigha 10b 16b

30

Ayali Kalan

Ludhiana

17.06.13

7 kanal 14 marle

31

Nandpur

Ludhiana

18.06.14

5.5 Sq. yards

32

Khera Kalmot

Ropar

10.09.14

163 kanal 19 marle

33

Buani

Abohar branch, Ludhiana

14.10.14

15 Bigha 8 Biswa 13 1/3 Biswasi

34

Ajnod

Ludhiana

10.12.14

25 b14 b 1b

35

Ajnod

Ludhiana

10.12.14

20b 18b 13.75b

36

Buani

Abohar branch, Ludhiana

15.01.15

3b 7b 7.95b

37

Buani

Abohar branch, Ludhiana

15.01.15

2 biswe

38

Fatehgarh

Karotana

Moga

118 kanal

Teh Dharmkot

 

39

 

Fatehgarh

Korotana

Moga

 

17 kanal 9 marle

 

Teh Dharmkot

 

 

40

 

Fatehgarh

Korotana

Moga

 

04 kanal 5 marle

 

Teh Dharmkot

 

41

Nandpur

Ludhiana

23 kanal 17 marle

Teh Sahnewal

42

Thrreke

Ludhiana

32 kanal 11 marle

Ludhiana

 

He said the Award Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana was formed on 09/02/2009 in which directors of the company were Mandeep Kaur w/o Surinderpal Singh and Swarnjit Kaur mother of Surinderpal Singh. He added that total amount of approx Rs 18 crores were deposited in cash till 31/03/16 in this firm. A detailed list of properties purchased in the name of Award Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd. is as follows :

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

1

Rajgarh

Mohali

24.01.13

3 kanal 12.5 marle

2

Rajgarh

Mohali

24.01.13

1 kanal 16 marle

3

Rajgarh

Mohali

24.01.13

3 kanal 0 marle

4

 

House no. 36

 

Sector 27,

27.11.14

 

1000 Sq. yards

 

Chandigarh

5

Sector 88-89

Sector 88-89

 

500 Sq. yards

 

Another firm incorporated by the accused was Auster Agro Traders Pvt. Ltd., Ludhiana which was formed on 09/02/2009 having company directors Mandeep Kaur and Swarnjit Kaur, his wife and mother respectively. He informed that a total amount of approx Rs 19 crores were deposited in cash till 31/03/16 in this company which had purchased following properties ;

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

1

Thrreke

Ludhiana

18.10.11

1210 Sq. Yd.

2

Daad

Ludhiana

14.11.11

454 Sq. Yd.

3

Daad

Ludhiana

7 .01.12

503 Sq. Yd.

4

Jhande

Ludhiana

14.02.12

3 kanal 3.30 marle

5

Daad

Ludhiana

17.02.12

400 Sq. Yd.

6

Rajgarh

Mohali

18.02.13

1kanal 1 marle

7

Kartarpur

Mohali

19.02.13

8 kanal 1.25 marle

8

Rajgarh

Mohali

26.02 .13

6 kanal 11 marle

9

Rajgarh

Mohali

10.08.13

12 kanal 0 marle

10

Rajgarh

Mohali

30.01.15

5 kanal 1marle

11

Fatehgarh Korotana

Moga

8.39 acre

Teh Dharmkot

 

The spokesperson also revealed that the accused had incorporated another firm on 10/11/2008 in the name of Akme Crushers and Builders Pvt. Ltd., Ludhiana in which his wife Mandeep Kaur owns majority of shares. The details of properties purchased by Akme Crushers and Builders Pvt. Ltd. were as follows ;

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

1

Nangran

Ropar

23.03.08

11 kanal 7 marle

2

Nangran

Ropar

25.03.08

13  kanal 8 marle

3

Nangran

Ropar

25.03.08

1 kanal 15 marle

4

Nangran

Ropar

25.03.08

4 kanal 4 marle

5

Nangran

Ropar

25.03.08

2 kanal 15 marle

6

Nangran

Ropar

25.03.08

9 kanal 13 marle

7

Nangran

Ropar

12.08.08

13 kanal 8 marle

8

Nangran

Ropar

12.08.08

1 kanal 11 marle

9

Nangran

Ropar

12.08.08

2 kanal 16 marle

10

Nangran

Ropar

12.08.08

13 kanal 8 marle

11

Nangran

Ropar

12.08.08

14 kanal 2 marle

12

Nangran

Ropar

15.02.10

92 kanal 16 marle

13

Nangran

Ropar

24.02.10

1 kanal 9 marle

14

Nangran

Ropar

24.02.10

2 kanal 10 marle

15

Nangran

Ropar

24.02.10

14 kanal 17 marle

16

Nangran

Ropar

21.04.10

20 kanal 12 marle

17

Majri

Mohali

21.04.10

1 kanal 5 marle

18

Majri

Mohali

21.04.10

4 kanal 1 marle

19

Waring Khera

Malaut, Mukatsar

10 acre

Tehsil Malout

20

Fagguwala

Sangrur

10 acre

Tehsil Bhawanigarh

 

He further said that Ek Onkar Builders and Contractors Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana was formed on 16/12/2010 in which directors and shareholders were former JE Gurmesh Gill and Mohit Kumar, son of a retired employee and the accused Surinderpal Singh had allotted various construction works during his stint.

Investigations by Bureau have revealed that Ek Onkar Builders has completed various contract works with GMADA and Punjab Mandi Board and most of the payments deposited in its account were received from these authorities. However, large amount of cash withdrawn from this account was deposited in the accounts of above mentioned firms namely Access, Award and Auster and further enquiry in this case was under progress, he added. The detail of properties purchased by Ek Onkar Builders were as follows ;

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

1

Vill. Chatoli

Mohali

24.12.15

13 kanal 5 marle

2

Vill. Chatoli

Mohali

15.12.15

71 kanal 5 marle

 

The spokesperson further informed that about 12 properties worth crores of rupees were also purchased by the accused in the name of his family members and relatives. The details of these properties were as follows ;

Sr. No.

Village

Date

Area

Owner

1

39, Defence Colony

Ludhiana

03.04.01

175 seq yds

Swarnjit Kaur Mother of Surinderpal Singh

2

SCF 18

Rajguru Nagar, Ludhiana

17.12.02

129.68 mtr

Mandeep Kaur (wife)

3

Daad

Ludhiana

29.01.03

2 kanal 4 marle (1300 Sq.yards)

Mohinder Singh

4

SCF no. 24, BRS Nagar

Ludhiana

21.05.03

181.5 x58.4 Sq. Yd.

Mohinder Singh

5

Gobind Nagar

Ludhiana

15.12.03

108.56 Sq. Yd.

Mohinder Singh

6

Thrreke

Ludhiana

18.06.04

5 kanal 16 marle

Mohinder Singh

7

Daad

Ludhiana

30.05.05

1 kanal 4 marle 700 Sq. yards

Mohinder Singh

8

Jhande

Ludhiana

14.09.05

1 acre 1 kanal 10 marle

Mohinder Singh (transferred to Surinderpal Singh)

9

Rolla Patti

Ludhiana

14.11.05

6 kanal 16 marle

Mohinder Singh

10

Kambala

Majri block, Mohali

28.02.12

9 kanal 10 marle

Gurmesh Singh Gill

11

Warring Khera

Mukatsar

133 kanal 4 marle

Tehsil Malout

Mandeep Kaur (Wife)

12

Warring Khera

Mukatsar

68 kanal

Tehsil Malout

Mandeep Kaur (Wife)

 

No. PR-17/212