India, April 9 -- Chandigarh The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday stayed a January 8 order of Punjab Lokpal ordering probe against Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president and former Bholath MLA, Bibi Jagir Kaur, in alleged encroachment of 20 acre.

The high court acted on the plea of Kaur who had challenged Punjab Lokpal's order of a probe under Section 13 of the Punjab Lokpal Act, 1996.

The 2011 complaint is about nagar panchayat land in possession of a school, which was set up on a common land and as to how such a land changed hands and came in possession of the society, which is running the school. Kaur has remained president of the society on different occasions. The land, according to the complaint, belongs...