New Delhi, Nov. 24 -- : The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging that officials of the municipal corporation along with the previous and present toll tax contractor of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (now MCD) have cheated and committed theft of the government exchequer to the tune of over Rs 5,000 crore.

The plea also sought direction to constitute a five-member committee to be headed by a retired judge of the court or the Supreme Court to find out the lapses and the irregularity committed by the Toll Tax contractor and the erring officials of the respondents regarding the theft of ECC amount and toll tax amount.

The Bench headed by Delhi High Court Chief Justice Satish Chander Sharma a...