The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday performed raids on the premises of Raj Singh Gehlot, chairman of realty agency Atmosphere Group, and others after registering a case within the alleged unlawful conversion of residential land to lift the swanky Atmosphere Mall in Gurugram, officers stated.
The company has acted on the orders of Punjab and Haryana excessive court docket, which final month requested it to probe the irregularities.
CBI Spokesperson R Ok Gaur stated, “The case is expounded to alleged unlawful development of economic constructing at roughly 18.98 acres of land in Gurugram by blatantly flouting the constructing by-laws and statutory provisions in collusion with others.”
These named in CBI FIR embrace Raj Singh Gehlot, and corporations Atmosphere Ltd and Atmosphere Builders and Infrastructure apart from unidentified officers of Haryana City Improvement Authority (HUDA) and City and Nation Planning (TCP) departments.
The raids have been carried out at Gehlot’s residence in Hauz Khas, firm’s workplace at Inexperienced Park, HUDA workplace in Panchkula and TCP workplace in Sector 18, Chandigarh.
A spokesperson for the Atmosphere Group refused to remark.
The excessive court docket had sought a separate investigation by the CBI to probe alleged unlawful actions, if any, and doable collusion between the builder and state authorities.
The Atmosphere Group runs Atmosphere Malls in NCR and luxurious lodge The Leela Atmosphere Conference Centre in east Delhi amongst different actual property properties.
The petitioners within the case had alleged earlier than the excessive court docket that 18.98 acres of land on Delhi-Jaipur Nationwide Freeway in Gurugram earmarked for Atmosphere Lagoon Island Residential Advanced was diminished to simply 7.9 acres and a industrial advanced was constructed on the remaining land. It was additional alleged that such violation of the builder-buyer settlement and provisions of Haryana Improvement and Regulation of City Space Act, 1975 was not doable with out the collusion of officers and builders.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had raided Atmosphere Group and Raj Singh Gehlot on July 31 in a separate case of cash laundering in opposition to an organization run by Gehlots – Aman Hospitality Pvt Ltd.