Published On : Thu, Oct 18th, 2018

Five booked for land fraud of Rs 17.40 lakh

Nagpur: Sadar police have booked five office-bearers of M/s Discovery Group of Farmland Developer sand Builders for duping gullible investors to the tune of Rs 17.40 lakh.

The accused have been identified as Rajesh Ganpatrao Chhatre (55), Raghuveer Singh Dadiyal (45), Jyoti Dipak Bandawar (44), Mohd Ariff Anwar Humayu and Rashid Khan. The accused had floated a layout on the land of someone else and sold the plot to investors between March 2012 and 2018.

The fraud came to fore in August this year. Following a compliant lodged by plot owner Nishant Devrao Murmare (37), a resident of Plot No. 197, Kalpaswaru Colony and others, Sadar police have registered a case under Sections 420, 467 and 471 of IPC.