Tuesday, August 16, 2022
HomeIndiaShiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to be in custody till August 22

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to be in custody till August 22

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday has been sent to judicial custody till 22nd August in connection with Patra Chawl land case.

Published on

Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday has been sent to judicial custody till 22nd August in connection with Patra Chawl land case.

The Shiv Sena leader was under custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till today which was scheduled to end end today

What is Patra Chal scam?

In the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai, more than 500 families lived in the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) on 47 acres of land by making tin-pattled chawls (kholis).

In 2007, a plan was made to construct a flat on this plot and give it to the families already living there and transfer the rest of the flat to MHADA and the company that developed it.

The work of building the flat on the plot was given to Guru Ashish Construction Company. As per the agreement with this company, a total of 3,000 flats were to be built on the plot. Of these, 672 flats were to be given to the families already living in the chawls.

The construction company had no right to sell the plot. It is alleged that the land was sold in violation of the agreement to nine different builders for Rs 1,034 crore and not a single flat was built. The directors of the company transferred some of the money received from the sale of the plot to their close ones.

Meanwhile, Rs 55 lakh was transferred from the account of Madhuri Raut, wife of Praveen Raut, a director of Guru Ashish Construction Company, to the account of Varsha Raut, wife of Sanjay Raut.

This came to light during the PMC Bank scam in Maharashtra in 2020. Since then, ED has been interrogating Sanjay Raut and his wife Varsha apart from Praveen Raut and Madhuri Raut. In April, the agency attached properties worth around Rs 11.15 crore belonging to Varsha and two of his associates.

Get Breaking News First and Latest Updates from India and around the world on News24. Follow News24 and Download our - News24 Android App. Follow News24 on Facebook, Telegram, Google News.

Latest articles

Big blow for Indian football as FIFA suspends AIFF

FIFA Suspends AIFF: Finally, what was feared has happened. FIFA, the global governing body...

Weather Forecast: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall in these states in next 3 days

Weather Alert: These days Bhado month is going on. Like Sawan, in the month...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Death Anniversary: PM Modi, President Murmu, Vice President Dhankhar pay tribute

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Death Anniversary: Today is the fourth death anniversary of former Prime...

Hrithik Roshan pays singing tribute to nation on Independence Day; girlfriend Saba Azad reacts

New Delhi: On the occasion of Independence Day 2022, actor Hrithik Roshan sang  a...

More like this

Big blow for Indian football as FIFA suspends AIFF

FIFA Suspends AIFF: Finally, what was feared has happened. FIFA, the global governing body...

Weather Forecast: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall in these states in next 3 days

Weather Alert: These days Bhado month is going on. Like Sawan, in the month...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Death Anniversary: PM Modi, President Murmu, Vice President Dhankhar pay tribute

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Death Anniversary: Today is the fourth death anniversary of former Prime...