Worn Mumbai Mayor and Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Kishori Pednekar and three others were booked in a cheating case on Saturday for allegedly acquiring flats constructed under the Maharashtra government’s Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) in suburban Worli, a police official acknowledged. The case has been registered in opposition to Pednekar and three officers of a non-public company for alleged cheating and forgery in reference to the acquisition of the flats located in Gomata Janata SRA society.
“As per the complaint filed by SRA official Uday Pingle, aged mayor Pednekar had received a flat, which used to be within the title of 1 Gangaram Boga, within the Gomata society. The flat used to be allotted to Boga in 2008 but Pednekar mentioned it as her property within the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Company polls,” he acknowledged.
A commercial unit allotted to one more particular person in 2008 used to be declared by the inner most company as their place of work whereas submitting registration documents with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), the official acknowledged quoting the FIR.
But one more unit too used to be allegedly taken up by the company in 2017 in violation of SRA norms, he added.
“A case under share 420 of the Indian Penal Code for cheating and different offences has been registered in opposition to Kishori Pednekar, and three others. No arrest has been made so a long way and the probe is underway,” the police official acknowledged.
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