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HC asks Police to record tribal’s statement

mumbai Updated: Jul 09, 2011 02:20 IST
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Dahisar police

The Bombay high court on Thursday directed Dahisar police to record statement of a tribal, who has alleged that two builders forged and fabricated documents pertaining to his ancestral lands at Dahisar together admeasuring 10,920 sq m.

Acting on a petition filed by Suresh Nankar, a division bench of justice BH Marlapalle and justice UD Salvi, has also summoned the sub-registrar, Borivli-III.

According to Nankar, Rajesh Himmatlal Shah and his brother Mukesh, who are partners of a construction firm, Raja Constructions, had allegedly forged and fabricated the release deeds pertaining to the land in September 2002. The release deeds were executed by his mother, Devkubai, who died two years prior to execution of the documents, which were registered by the office of sub-registrar of assurances a fortnight later.

Nankar has alleged that neither the builders revealed that Devkubai had expired nor the sub-registrar bothered to verify if she was alive. He has alleged that the document, signed by Shahs as Devkubai’s power of attorney holders, was registered with connivance of officials attached with the sub-registrar’s office. HTC