I-T personnel search 20 premises of 5 builders in Sambhajinagar city

  • | Friday | 1st December, 2023

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar: Several teams of income-tax department personnel simultaneously conducted searches on 20 premises belonging to five prominent builders in the city on Thursday morning.The premises included the builders residences, offices as well project sites. Sources said this was the second time one of the builders was raided by the I-T department in five years.A close aide to one of the builders alleged the I-T departments action was due to the builders non-cooperation with one of the politicians. I-T officials, however, could not be reached for their comment on this matter.As per the preliminary reports, 250 personnel from the I-T offices in Pune, Nanded, Nashik, Nagpur and Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar started the action simultaneously at 20 locations.An officer from the I-T office in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar said, The raids came following allegations of tax evasion by different groups of realtors, builders and developers in the city. This statement suggests the operation is a part of a broader crack down on tax evasion within the citys real estate sector. We also published the following articles recentlyUlhasnagar Police clear RTI activist of firearm allegations, accuse builder of framing himUlhasnagar businessman and RTI activist, Moti Duseja, has been absolved by the police from any involvement in a case where a revolver and cartridges were recovered from his plywood shop in 2022. The recent charge sheet filed in court states that Duseja is not charged in the offense and alleges that five individuals, including developer Ajit Bhatia, framed him. Duseja, known for exposing land mafias, claims that the firearm allegations were baseless and demands a CBI inquiry. He suspects the involvement of police officials and points out inconsistencies in the FIR and investigation details.After tremors, Navi Mumbai builders take stock of earthquake resistanceLocals in Navi Mumbai experienced tremors from a 2.9 magnitude earthquake. Builders and officials assure the safety of housing and commercial towers in the area, as they are earthquake-resistant. Housing societies are advised to conduct structural audit reports and obtain insurance. A geological study identified an active fault line near Mumbai. Experts caution that even earthquake-resistant buildings may suffer damage from stronger earthquakes.7 yrs gone, no MCG takeover; now, builder hikes upkeep feeDLF has missed multiple deadlines for handing over maintenance of DLF 1-3 to MCG. The developer has increased maintenance charges despite deficient infrastructure work. DLF claims that the completion certificate from DTCP is pending. MCG is providing some maintenance services, but residents are facing water deficit and poor park conditions. Construction activities continue in residential plots, but infrastructure upgrade is delayed. MCGs takeover of other colonies has been completed. DLF denies revising CAM charges since 2017.

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