On Bombay High Court order, FIR filed against BJP MLA Narendra Mehta
| Sunday | 22nd September, 2019
The police have registered an FIR against BJP lawmaker Narendra Mehta, Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation Commissioner Balaji Khatgaonkar and few of his subordinates in connection with the sprawling 711 Club in Bhayandar East.
In a criminal petition filed by activist Dhiraj Parab, MLA Mehta and few MBMC officials were accused of allowing the clubhouse to be constructed in a regulatory zone.
According to the FIR, "The 711 Club falls under a non-development zone and only a single-story gym was permissible here, but the MLA approached MBMC to build a "five-star hotel.
It also claims that MBMC officials gave additional FSI on misrepresented grounds that there was a highway connecting to the hotel.
In 14 days, Mehta received permission to construct the club with extra FSI.
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