Court rejects anticipatory bail of property dealer accused of cheating

Court rejects anticipatory bail of property dealer accused of cheating

SRINAGAR: A court in Srinagar has rejected anticipatory bail of Nazir Ahmed Dar, president of Gousia House Building Co-operative, accused of duping a client of Rs 35 lakh paid for the purchase of a residential apartment.
Principal District and Sessions Judge, Rashid Ali Dar rejected the anticipatory bail application forwarded by counsel of Nazir of Bismillah Colony Parrypora Bagat.
One Mohammad Amin Baba of Aripanthan Beerwah had complained to police in 2014, that Nazir had duped him and his wife Afrooza Banoo into paying Rs 35 Lacs for purchase of residential flat no.7 at Chinar Apartments Rawalpora, Srinagar.
During the course of investigation, it has surfaced that Gousia House Building Co-operative Ltd. had published advertisement in a local daily in 2013 for sale of residential flats at Rawalpora under the name Chinar Apartments.
Baba visited the office for purchasing an apartment. An agreement dated June 19, 2013 was made between Baba’s’s wife and the housing cooperation to pay Rs. 1 lac as advance for booking flat no.7 first floor block-A of the apartment. Later Nazir informed Baba’s wife that if they pay the whole amount together they would get a rebate of 20 percent. An amount of Rs 35 lac was paid through cash as well through cheques to the accused. By the time complainant tried to take possession of the flat, the accused had already sold it to another person.

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