Complainant gets refund on directive of Ombudsman
A statement on Tuesday from Ombudsman Sindh said that Muhammad Zafar Naveed in his complaint to Provincial Ombudsman Sindh stated that he had deposited the amount with CDGK in the year 2007 for purchase of an Industrial plot in Korangi Industrial Area Karachi, measuring 1,000 square yards in response to an advertisement published in newspapers. He added that the area was neither developed nor possession of the plot given to him despite of lapse of several years. In view of the situation he had been approaching KDA for refund of his deposited amount hut there was no response from the organization, he maintained.
The Provincial Ombudsman Sindh initiated an enquiry and directed Director Land Management, KDA to submit immediate report concerning the complaint. During the investigation, the representative of KDA agreed to refund amount of Rs. 27,79,000 to the complainant in two equal installments. Two cheques of Rs.13,89,500/- received from KDA were delivered to the complainant by the Provincial Ombudsman Sindh Asad Ashraf Malik at his office.—APP