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JAMMU, Oct 14: Crime Branch Jammu registered a criminal case against accused Mohd Sharif Sartaj, son of Shams-ul-Din, resident of E-P-62 Peer Mitha Jammu, Ishwar Dass, son of Nar Singh, resident of Gali Devi Dewana Peer Mitha, Jammu and Kuldeep Mahajan and Rakesh Kumar Mahajan both sons of Duni Chand R/o F-95 Dhakki Sarajan Jammu for conspiring and forging Revenue record of 4 Kanals and 7 Marlas State land located at RakhBahu, Tehsil Jammu and thereby cheating /duping the complainant, after entering into an “agreement to sell”, of his hard earned money to the tune of Rs. 18.00 lakh by fraudulent means thus, cheating complainant by unlawful means.
A written complaint was lodged by Raj Daluja, son of late Daswandi Ram, resident of 192/1 Trikuta Nagar Jammu, wherein he alleged that the above accused approached him and claimed that a plot of land measuring 4 Kanals and 7 Marlas under Khasra No. 88 Min situated at RakhBahu Tehsil Jammu is owned and in their possession under cultivation.
Further they induced the complainant that they are fully competent to sell/transfer the land for development of their business.
Deal for the said piece of land was finalized for consideration of Rs. 68 lakh and the complaint paid Rs. 4 lakh as advance money and later on Rs. 14 lakh more was paid to the accused through cheques.
The complainant further alleged that an agreement to sell was executed which was duly registered. Thereafter, they started delays on one pretext or other and the fact of cheating was exposed soon.
On receipt of this complaint, a preliminary verification was initiated and during the course of enquiry it has prima facie been established that the piece of land under contention is State land and the accused persons conspired and committed forgery and cheated the complainant dishonestly and duped him of his hard earned money to the tune of Rs. 18 lakh by fraudulent means thereby causing wrongful loss to complainant and gain by unlawful means to themselves.
Accordingly, a formal case is registered in P/S Crime Branch, Jammu against the above mentioned accused persons under the relevant sections of law and the investigation of the case is underway.
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