Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 24 (ANI): Two First Information Reports (FIRs) have been lodged against former Moradabad district magistrate Zuhair Bin Saghir and seven others under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Also Read - GNIDA Imposes Rs 2 Lakh Penalty to Private Contractor For Improper Maintenance Along Greater Noida Road

The cases have been registered in connection with the transfer of a piece of land without obtaining permission from concerned authorities and releasing government-acquired land in Moradabad. Also Read - India vs England Highlights T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul Guide India to a 6-Wicket Victory Over England

Saghir was the District Magistrate of Moradabad in 2016-17. Also Read - UP Man Walks 70 Km to Reach Ayodhya, Seeks Justice From Lord Ram in Fake Police Case

Besides him, other accused in the FIRs are former additional district magistrate of Moradabad Arun Kumar Srivastava (now retired), tehsildar Sanjay Kumar, among others. (ANI)

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