Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta retd Justice N K Malhotra has sought details of the companies of Nasimuddin Siddiqui's son Afzal Siddiqui from the Registrar of Companies in Kanpur and Delhi. Afzal, against whom complaints of land-grabbing in Amroha are pending, has so far not replied to the Lokayukta despite reminders, official sources said on Tuesday.

Taking the matter seriously, Malhotra on Monday had asked registrars of both Kanpur and Delhi to provide information regarding his companies AQ Frozen Foods and Al Nafis Frozen Foods, a multi-national meat supplying company in which he has stakes, within 10 days.

After getting the details about the companies owned or shared by Afzal, the case against him could be disposed off by Lokayukta, sources said as his illegal occupation of the land in Amroha has already been substantiated by tehsil and district authorities. Afzal, who was given time till April 16 to file his reply, did not turn up saying that he was appearing in LLB examinations.

Earlier, he had not replied on pretext that he was busy with the election campaign of Bahujan Samaj Party in Bundelkhand region. Afzal's father Naseemuddin is considered close to BSP supremo Mayawati.

(Agencies)