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Five booked on charge of illegally occupying NRI's property

punjab Updated: Apr 27, 2012 21:16 IST
HT Correspondent

Kapurthala district police on Friday booked five persons on charge of defrauding an NRI by taking possession of his property in his absence.


Police sources said that Lakhwinder Singh, a German-based NRI, had submitted his complaint that his brother and four others had opened the locks of a property in his possession in Phagwara.

"When I returned from Germany, I noticed that my brother had taken possession of the whole house, of which we were joint owners. I was holding the possession of 2/3rd area as per the registration deed," he alleged.

After preliminary inquiry by SP Pushkar Sandal, a case was registered against Lakhwinder's brother Manjit Singh, his sister-in-law Harinder Kaur, Raj Kumar, Kuldeep Singh and Hardeep Kaur, all residents of Phagwara, at NRI police station under Sections 380, 448 and 120-B of IPC.

No arrest had been made so far, police sources said.