EOW books two Unitech directors for cheating buyer
New Delhi: The Economic and Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police has booked two directors of private real estate firm for duping buyer on the pretext of providing flat in Gurugram.
Additional Commissioner of Police (EOW) Suvashis Choudhary told Millennium Post that they have registered a case in this regard and investigation is going on.
"We have registered the case on the complaint of one Prahlad Singh Tyagi. It's alleged that he had booked one flat in IVY terraces at Southern Periphery road, Gurgaon with alleged directors of Unitech Limited (realty firm) in the year 2011 and paid Rs 48 lakh. But till date, neither flat was handed over nor money was refunded," said Delhi Police
The city police further said that two directors and others of the realty firm were named as suspects in the case.
The investigating agency said that the complainant and other buyers, in the year 2011, met the executives of the company who explained about the project. The two directors of Unitech also interacted with the group.
They assured all the prospective buyers that the project will be in full swing at the earliest as all the approvals have been taken by the company from the government and development authority.
They (directors )further assured that in coming times, after the project would be developed within the stipulated time frame, it will develop as a very good neighbourhood and integrated township.
After the tall promises made by the firm, money was paid.
The complainant hoped that they would able to shift into a new property by December 2014.
However, after visiting the site sometime in 2014, the complainant learned that there was no sign of construction on the project whatsoever and it was lying as barren as it was in 2011. Even the foundation work had not started on site. A case under section 406,420 and 120B of IPC has been registered at EOW police station, police said.
USA national alleged fraud
A case of cheating was registered on the complaint of an US national (senior citizen), who alleged that he was duped of his money by real estate company, director and other officials of the firm.
According to police, the complainant visited India in the year 2014 and was interested to purchase some property when he came into contact with the suspects.
"Recently, he came to know that the accused, despite taking money from him and entering into an agreement with him, have sold the said unit to someone else," police said adding that the complainant claimed that the suspects in the case had the dishonest intention and they took Rs 30 lakh as sale consideration from him. EOW is probing the case.