Builder sells same flat to 2 people,absconding.

A builder by the name of Shirish Rangrao Chavan (age 38) (Suraj Enterprises) is absconding after a case of cheating was registered against him by Prakash Raut at the Kalamboli police station. The builder sold a flat in his building Suraj Apartment on plot no 90 at Sector 34,Kamothe to Prakash Raut.Later he found out…

Kalyan-Dombivli illegal building scam assumes horrific proportions

The much talked about Kalyan-Dombivli illegal building scam assumed horrific proportions yesterday when it was revealed that the total number of buildings affected by the scam numbered 1500 and was only destined to go up once the investigations were concluded. The very fact that more than 1500 buildings were illegally constructed shows the involvement of…

Builder fined for delaying flat posession

The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (Consumer Court) has asked M/S Vaidehi Akash Housing Pvt limited,to pay the expenses of stamp-duty,registration and conveyance for a 1000 sq ft flat located on Veera Desai Road(Andheri West).The builder had not handed over the flat to the buyer even seven years after making the full payment of…

Bribe lands CIDCO officials in jail

On Wednesday 6th June,the Anti-corruption bureau (ACB) laid a trap for 2 CIDCO officials who were demanding a Rs 1,00,000 bribe from a lawyer for issuing a conveyance deed.Lawyer Vandana Jadhav had been trying to secure a conveyance deed for Sri Ganesh Society in Ghansoli for the past year and a half.Recently,CIDCO estate officer Sanjeev…

Municipal officers to face jail for illegal constructions

In a landmark move,the President of India has given her approval to the amendment in the Maharashtra municipal councils,Municipal corporations and MRTP act 2010,whereby the municipal officers who allow illegal constructions to stand despite complaints now face jail for a month or a fine of Rs.25,000.Mr.Bhaskar Jadhav (Minister of Urban Development) informed the legislative assembly…