Court transfers Chennai Corporation officials

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Chennai : The Madras High Court on Thursday ordered the Commissioner of Chennai Corporation to transfer all the officials in the vigilance cell within four weeks.

The court said the Director General of Police (DGP) shall depute a team of honest officials to be posted in the corporation's vigilance cell so that it performs well.

The court also ordered setting up of vigilance booths at the Chennai Corporation offices for the public to lodge complaints. These offices must be connected with closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras and monitored by the Corporation Commissioner.

The order was passed by the court while hearing a case filed by a woman urging the Corporation to remove a generator placed on its land by a private party outside her house here.