Pune: ED Attaches Waqf Board Registered Trust’s Apartment Worth Rs 1.5 Crore, Bank Balance Of Rs 7.17 Crore

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Mubarak Ansari

Pune, 26th April 2022: The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has provisionally attached a residential apartment at Pune worth Rs 1.50 Crore and Rs 7.17 Crore lying in bank account of Tabut Inam Endowment Trust (TIET) in the case of Imtiyaz Mohammad Hussain Shaikh and others.

ED initiated money laundering investigation on the basis of FIR and chargesheets filed by Pune Police’s Bundgarden police station against the accused persons for claiming compensation amount of Rs 8.67 Crore against the acquisition of land of TIET by submitting fabricated documents of TIET to Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition Office No. 13 and impersonating as office bearers of TIET.

The land in Maan village near Hinjawadi was acquired for Rajiv Gandhi IT Park. The government had announced Rs 8.76 crore compensation to the land owner i.e. TIET.

Investigation by ED revealed that accused persons Imtiyaz Mohd. Hussain, Chand Ramzan Mulani, Satish Rajguru, Santosh Kamble and others in connivance with Mohd. Ishraque Khan alias Zarif Khan made fake and fabricated documents of TIET. They also forged the signatures of various persons who were shown as trustees of TIET in their fake documents and opened a bank account in the name of TIET by using the said fabricated documents.

The compensation amount of Rs 8.67 Crores was credited in the bank account of TIET opened by accused persons and was subsequently diverted for purchase of residential flat and personal gains.

Further investigation is under progress.