Pune: Mumbai Police Detain Builders Shrikant Paranjape And Shashank Paranjape

Paranjape builders arrested by Mumbai Police from Pune
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Pune, 24th June 2021: Mumbai Police today detained builders Shrikant Paranjape and Shashank Paranjape of Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd, in a cheating and forgery case registered by their cousin sister for denying her property rights.

They were detained at 8.30 pm from their residence in Deccan Gymkhana area and taken to Mumbai. An FIR was registered earlier in the day.

According to DCP Manjunath Singe, an FIR for cheating and forgery was registered on Thursday. The accused have been brought to Mumbai for questioning. The complainant has also named Madhav Paranjape, Raghvendra Pathak, R Patil in her statement.

Vasundhara Dongare (69), daughter of Baburao Paranjape, registered an FIR with Vile Parle police station against her uncle Purushottam Paranjape’s sons Shrikant Paranjape and Shashank Paranjape, as well as her brother Jayant Paranjape and others for allegedly denying her natural property rights under the Hindu Undivided Family (HUF). Shrikant Paranjape is the chairman and Shashank Paranjape is the managing director of Pune-based Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd.

She had earlier lodged an FIR in January, the above mentioned accused and seven others entered into a criminal conspiracy to forge the signature of her mother Saraswati Paranjape. They used the signature after her death (in 1992) for giving oral NOC to the deemed conveyance of Krishna co-operative housing society, Vile Parle, through a non-existent Paranjape Developers Pvt Ltd.

The society was constructed by Paranjape Land Developers Ltd in the 1990s on 4541 sq metres of land owned by the Paranjape family. It applied for deemed conveyance in 2011 and the Deputy Registrar of Societies granted it on December 19, 2013. The land of the society was also sold without her knowledge, she stated in the FIR.

“All allegations against my father and uncle are false. We shall take the appropriate legal steps in this regard”, said Amit Paranjape, who is also director at Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd.

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