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Thane: 5 booked for forging land record documents

Updated on: 26 February,2024 11:54 AM IST  |  Thane
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The accused, all residents of Badlapur area in Thane, submitted several documents to the circle office and Badlapur talati with fake signatures and stamps.

Thane: 5 booked for forging land record documents

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Officials on Monday said that Police in Thane district have registered a case against five persons for allegedly presenting forged documents to tax authorities to alter land records. 


The accused, all residents of Badlapur area in Thane, submitted several documents to the circle office and Badlapur talati (revenue officer) with fake signatures and stamps on February 8 in a bid to alter the records of the land they purchased, reported PTI. 


Badlapur-West police station personnel told the news agency that after examination of the documents, the officials found out that they were falsified. 


Following that, a complaint was registered by the talati, he said and added that they have booked five persons under Sections of the Indian Penal Code concerning cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy based on the complaint. 

Further probe into the case is underway, the cops said. 

Meanwhile, in another case, Mumbai Police arrested three persons involved in vehicle thefts and also recovered 10 stolen bikes from their possession. Based on a tip-off, the cops recently arrested the two accused from Mumbai's Borivali and the third one was arrested on February 22. 

According to the PTI report, the thieves allegedly stole two-wheelers and then used fake number plates on them. 

The thieves allegedly stole two-wheelers and used fake number plates on them. The cops discovered that the accused--Yash Deepak Kothari (24), Arvind Rajan Gadkari (28), and Milind Manohar Sawant (29)--have been booked in multiple cases, according to the report.

The 10 stolen motorcycles valued at Rs 5.3 lakh have been found by the police, according to a PTI report. The suspects are being charged with theft under section 379 of the Indian Penal Code.

In another case of cheating, a man has been charged in a Maharashtra chit fund scam for allegedly defrauding investors of Rs 2.8 crore in a scheme located in the Nagpur area, according to police on Sunday. According to PTI, the accused, Ramneet Singh Lamba, also known as Saab Rajinderpal Singh Lamba, 34, a resident of Kashmiri Gali, is evading arrest.

It is alleged that the defendants deceived individuals by offering them large returns on their weekly investments in a chit-fund scheme. The victims contributed to the plan between 2019 and 2022 and gave the accused their money; in return, the accused wrote receipts for them, according to a PTI report.

The accused has been booked under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating), and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978. 

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