Vishakapatnam district collector issued notices to as many as 22 officials on the recommendations of the Special Investigation Team for the alleged tampering of the land records. The SIT probing the Vizag land scam, directed the Collector to initiate action.
Eleven Tahsildars, three retired Tahsildars, three deputy Tahsildars and five VROs were issued with notices. Criminal cases have been registered against six private individuals.
SIT recommended departmental action against government officials and employees for their alleged interference with sixty files. The collector ordered investigation to be carried out by deputy collector for six specific files.