Former member of land tribunal to be prosecuted for forgery

The High Court of Karnataka has directed the registrar general to initiate criminal proceedings against M Narayanaswamy, a former member of the Karnataka Land Tribunal, for submitting fake records to the court and swearing to a false affidavit.

Justice Satyanarayana directed the registrar to ensure that the jurisdictional police took appropriate action.

The bench was hearing a petition filed by V Rajanna, a resident of Injinajalli village in Hoskote taluk, Bengaluru Rural.

According to the petitioner, five acres in Survey 29 of Appasandra village in Hoskote taluk was sanctioned to him. But Narayanaswamy claimed ownership of the land.

Revenue record fudged

A case was filed in the Karnataka Appellate Tribunal and the high court, and simultaneous proceedings took place. It is said Narayanaswamy forged one of the revenue record documents and submitted it to the court. He also filed a statement of objections before the court.

Hearing the matter on Thursday, the court found that he had forged the document and demanded clarification. But the court did not accept his clarification and ordered criminal proceedings against him.

The High Court of Karnataka has directed the registrar general to initiate criminal proceedings against M Narayanaswamy, a former member of the Karnataka Land Tribunal, for submitting fake records to the court and swearing to a false affidavit.

Justice Satyanarayana directed the registrar to ensure that the jurisdictional police took appropriate action.

The bench was hearing a petition filed by V Rajanna, a resident of Injinajalli village in Hoskote taluk, Bengaluru Rural.

According to the petitioner, five acres in Survey 29 of Appasandra village in Hoskote taluk was sanctioned to him. But Narayanaswamy claimed ownership of the land.

Revenue record fudged

A case was filed in the Karnataka Appellate Tribunal and the high court, and simultaneous proceedings took place. It is said Narayanaswamy forged one of the revenue record documents and submitted it to the court. He also filed a statement of objections before the court.

Hearing the matter on Thursday, the court found that he had forged the document and demanded clarification. But the court did not accept his clarification and ordered criminal proceedings against him.

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