Patna: The Vigilance department on Friday lodged an FIR against 57 Bihar government employees for allegedly encroaching irrigation department's land in Karbigahia locality in Patna, official sources said.

The Sone Canal Division Chairman Roopnandan Sharma were among 57 employees named in the FIR lodged with the vigilance police station on the charge of encroaching the irrigation department's one acre 35 decimal land, the sources said.

The FIR was lodged against the employees after they failed to vacate the land even after issuance of notice by the state government on November 19, 2011. A copy of the FIR has been placed before the special vigilance court.


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