Published On : Wed, Jun 12th, 2024

Five Sell NIT Land Worth Rs 24.35 Crore with Bogus Papers in Kapil Nagar; Booked

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Nagpur: The Kapil Nagar Police have taken action against five individuals accused of defrauding the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) of Rs 24.35 Crore by purportedly selling government-owned land using counterfeit documents.

Acting upon the testimony of Kamlesh Babulaal Tembhurne, an official from NIT, the Kapil Nagar Police have filed charges against Deepak Trambak Deshmukh and Kishore Trambak Deshmukh, residents of Wathona village in Tehsil Arvi, Wardha District. Additionally, Mugdha Nandkishore Pathak, residing in Ajani Mata Nagar, Manas Mandir Chowk, Wardha, Jayashree Kisanrao Kasture from Sachi Apartment, Narendra Nagar, and Jyoti Chandan Jamgade (27), a resident of Jethpura, Kadam Hospital, Chandrapur, have also been named in the case. They are charged under Sections 420, 418, 465, 466, 467, 468, 471, 120(B), and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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As per police sources, the accused allegedly sold a government plot identified as Khasra No. 142/01 and 142/02 to Vikaram Charansingh Gujjar for Rs 24.35 lakh, using falsified documents.

Upon discovering that the land rightfully belonged to NIT, Vikaram approached the Kapil Nagar Police and filed a complaint.

The police have initiated a comprehensive investigation into the matter and are actively pursuing the accused.