The Mumbai Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested real property developer and previous movie producer Yusuf Lakdawala from Ahmedabad airport for allegedly trying to usurp four acres of land in Khandala, really worth Rs 50 crore, via submitting forged files to the registrar’s workplace. Lakdawala, along with his accomplice Mohan R Nayar, is also accused of destroying an official report from the Mumbai registrar’s office.
According to the police, a worker at Maval sub-registrar’s office has lodged a cheating and forgery complaint in opposition to Lakdawala and Nair for allegedly conspiring to usurp 4 acres 38 gunthas of land, marked in legit data as survey range 104 (CTS no. Eleven, 11A, 11B) in Khandala. The police said the accused had received an ‘affidavit-cum-deed of affirmation’ for the land based on a few documents courting again to 1949, which have been found to be fake.
It has been alleged that the accused used a random registration quantity of a report, that is recorded with the Mumbai registrar’s workplace, to make their crime seem foolproof. He additionally alleged the accused destroyed some pages of the different report.
“Lakdawala had picked up a random variety of an ‘affidavit cum deed of confirmation.’ Somehow they destroyed the authentic documents from the office of the Registrar after which claimed that the random number is of the land in Khandala and that there has been an ‘affidavitcum-deed of affirmation’ among Lakdawala and one more birthday celebration. They additionally made adjustments within the record to make it appear real and moreover destroyed a few pages,” a police officer explained.
“We had registered a case, and our probe became on when we received data that Lakdawala is making plans to escape from Ahmedabad to London. We sent a group, and he becomes picked up from the airport on Friday. He is being delivered to the town,” he said.
The police have booked the accused beneath applicable sections of the Indian Penal Code and phase 82 of Indian Registration Act (making false statements, turning in fake copies).