Police books 2 Mumbai builders under MOFA

On Saturday the Kondhwa police booked 2 builders of Mumbai with their 9 partners for allegedly holding money from buyers but failing to handover the keys of apartments within a committed time frame.
The Mumbai builders have been booked under applicable sections of Maharashtra Ownership Flats Act, Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act , Maharashtra Apartment Ownership Rules and cheating and forgery sections of the Indian Penal Code. This was the 2nd crime booked against builder under MOFA.
Rural Police of Pune booked Dehu- Road -based builders for not executing a transportation deeds for flat buyers in housing complex at Dehu- Road.
Mahavir Pawar, a resident of Balajinagar has lodged the police complaint against builders in Tilekagarnagar in Kondhwa for not getting possession on time of his flat.
It was not easy to book complaint, he added that it was booked only after the mediation of Praveen Dixit state director-general of Police, Pawar told TOI.
Pawar also said that he had already sold his flat in Balajinagar and for flat he has obtained a loan from a bank.” I am paying EMIs and rent of the flat where I am currently residing I have become homeless today.
Pawar said that builders are harassing them too who have taken possession of their apartments. Builders have sent a draft to the residents for extra charges of water tankers and other things and extra Rs 1.5 lakh also.
Pawar said that he has asked to sign the supplementary agreement and were not allowed to take away their agreement outside.
He also said when he has booked the flat the name of a scheme was different and suddenly builders changed the name. Pawar added that everyone is facing problems while paying heavy EMIs and tax.
On Saturday Police booked the offence under MOFA, Senior inspector of the Kondhwa police station Satish Govekar said.
Govekar added ” We have started the inquiry”.

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