CBI ARRESTS TWO MORE ACCUSED PERSONS IN AN ON-GOING INVESTIGATION RELATING TO ADARSH HOUSING SOCIETY CASE, MUMBAI

Press Release
New Delhi , 03.04.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested two more accused persons, the then Addl. Chief Secretary, Urban Development Department, Govt. of Maharashtra (a retired IAS Officer) and the then Member Secretary, Regional Welfare Board of Western Maharashtra, Mumbai (IAS Officer), in an on-going investigation relating to Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society Case.

 

            Both the arrested accused will be produced in the Designated Court at Mumbai tomorrow.

 

            The CBI had earlier arrested seven accused persons in this case.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on 29.01.2011 against 13 accused persons including certain public servants and unknown persons U/s 120(B), r/w 420, 468, 471 of IPC and U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the PC Act, 1988 in the matter of Adarsh Society after completion of Preliminary Enquiry. It was alleged that the accused persons in conspiracy with certain Defence Service Officers; Officials of Govt. of Maharashtra and others got allotted a plot of land at Colaba in favour of Adarsh Co-operative Group Housing Society which was in the possession of Army since long and constructed a 31 storeyed building in total violation of prescribed norms.

 

            Further investigation is in progress.

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