Properties value Rs 17.25 crore belonging to “builder mafias” had been connected by the Gautam Buddh Nagar police in reference to unlawful constructions in Larger Noida’s Shahberi, officers stated on Friday.
Proceedings had been launched towards eight builders and their properties connected below Part 14 of the Uttar Pradesh Gangsters and Anti-Social Actions (Prevention) Act, 1986, they stated.
On July 17, 2018, two adjoining buildings in Shahberi village had collapsed, leaving 9 folks, together with a toddler and two girls, lifeless.
A probe by native authorities and administration later discovered that the buildings had come up illegally and with none correct approval, as did a number of others over time in Shahberi, lower than 50 km from Delhi.
“On directions of Police Commissioner Alok Singh, movable and immovable properties acquired by felony and unlawful means in Shahberi by the builders’ mafia are being connected,” Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Noida, Harish Chander stated.
“On Friday, properties of eight such builders estimated to be value Rs 17.25 crore had been connected,” he stated.
These builders have been recognized as Furqan, Furqan Ahmed, Furqan Ali, Nitin Kumar, Ashish Kumar, Anees Khan, Abrar Khan and Kanha Vats, he added.
The immovable properties connected embody over 30 flats and 25 retailers, Mr Chander stated.
Related motion towards gangsters and mafia who’re engaged in unlawful actions would proceed sooner or later too, he stated, including that Friday’s motion was in pursuance of the proceedings initiated within the wake of the twin-building collapse two years in the past.
Residents of Shahberi, a notified space below the Larger Noida Industrial Improvement Authority (GNIDA), nonetheless, raised concern over the police motion.
“The police also needs to clarify the situation of those properties which have been connected.
“If they’ve connected flats constructed illegally by these builders in Shahberi, then it’s a mere eyewash as a result of the Allahabad Excessive Court docket vide an order in 2014 ordered established order in Shahberi, which implies no new building may have taken place and the title (possession of property) couldn’t be modified till additional courtroom order,” a resident, Sachin Raghav, stated.