The demolition of three properties linked to Prem Chand Yadav, a former zilla panchayat (ZP) member who was recently murdered allegedly over a land dispute case, and his aides in Fatehpur village of Deoria district has been postponed and the court local tahsildar decided to take up the matter for hearing on Monday, district revenue officials said. Some parts of the properties in question were reportedly built on encroached land.
In retaliation for Yadav’s murder, a mob killed five people from the family of deceased Satya Prakash Dubey.
On Saturday, Yadav’s family members, in response to a notification issued under Article 67 to remove encroachment on government land, deposited a fine in the tahsildar court.
There was speculation that the demolition would take place on Saturday night.
Chief Revenue Officer Rajnish Rai said that apart from the one served at Prem Chand Yadav’s residence, notices were also issued to Ram Lakhan Yadav and Parshuram Yadav as parts of their houses were found to be built on a plot of land. of gram panchayat. They had also encroached on government land and built cattle sheds on it.
Six excavators are said to have arrived on the outskirts of the village on Saturday morning, as there was speculation that demolition would begin shortly after the deadline expired.
Meanwhile, Prem Chand Yadav’s widow Sheela Yadav claimed that her husband had bought the land and she too had valid documents.
Yadav’s private gunner-driver still missing
Police were still searching for Prem Chand Yadav’s gunner and private driver, identified as Naunath Mishra alias Pattu, who has been missing since October 2, the day of the incident.
Meanwhile, the police have tracked down Sadhu alias Gyan Prakash Dubey, the brother of Satya Prakash Dubey, who sold his property to Prem Chand Yadav in 2014 and moved to Gujarat. htc