The CBI has registered a fresh FIR against six persons in a scam related to three cooperative group housing schemes (CGHS) in New Delhi.
The case has been registered against Srichand, Abhay Singh, Mahender Singh, Dharmender Singh, Syed Frautulah and Devi Ram Hathiwalia in connection with the scam involving the Parvati, Jaiveer and Lucky Friends CGHS.
According to the FIR, "These societies were declared defunct by the Registrar of Cooperative Societies under section 63 (2) of the RCS Act. But these persons in connivance with some other unknown persons, on the basis of forged documents with a fraudulent intention, allegedly revived these defunct societies."
The FIR was registered under Sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 419 (cheating by impersonation), 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) and 471 (using forged documents as genuine) of IPC and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Apart from these six persons, other persons who were arrested and are already in custody in another CGHS scam are Vinod Kumar Verma, Srichand, Ashwani Sahrma, Ashutosh Pant (all builders) and suspended DDA employee Anna Wankhede, it said.
All the accused allegedly conspired with RCS officials to recommend these fake societies to DDA for allotment of the land. There were a total of 135 fake societies, the FIR said.