In a major development in RERA scam, the Special Investigation Team finally has arrested five developers who prepared forged documents of building permission and using same got RERA certificates to sell their illegal flats.
The SIT have booked 65 developers in case and earlier they had arrested 5 persons in this scam who had prepared forged documents making total arrest of 10 people in case so far.
The arrested five developers have been identified as Mukund Milind Datar, Sunil Balaram Madvi, Aashu Lakshman Mungesh, Rajat Rajan and Rajesh Raghunath Patil.
Earlier, the SIT had arrested five accused Priyanka Raorane, Jaideep Tribhuvan, Praveen Tamhankar, Kailash Gavde and Rahul Navsagare. The SIT official said that soon some more arrest is likely in this case.
Ashok Morale, additional commissioner of police said, “These developers on their land constructed illegal buildings without taking permission of Kalyan -Dombivli Municipal Corporation as well as RERA”.
The official said by doing this they made revenue loss of government and cheated KDMC, RERA as well as buyers who purchased flats in this buildings believing forged documents.
The sources said that these five developers constructed buildings from five floors to upto seven floors and some of them are occupied by flat buyers.
The entire scam came to light after city based architect Sandeep Patil come to know that some developers without taking buildings permission from KDMC had managed to get RERA certificates. Patil initially complained to KDMC who initially did not taken any action forcing Patil to move into court filing an PIL in this connection resulting KDMC woken up and after enquiry filed two seperate FIR against 65 developers in Kalyan and Dombivli.