A Thane-based couple has filed a case towards a developer for allegedly dishonest them of Rs 30 lakh on the pretext of promoting them a plot in a residential challenge in Sohna. The builder allegedly lured the couple via an online advertisement.
Shashi Parkash and his spouse desired to construct a residence in Gurgaon and whilst searching for houses on the internet, they got here throughout Lotus Dream Project and Developers.
In March 2020, Parkash obtained a name from Lotus Groups Builders and he used to be instructed that they had started a residential assignment —Lotus Mother Blessings — in Sohna’s Ghamroj village. The caller additionally knowledgeable Parkash that the task had all integral approvals from the authorities and shared archives associated with the same.
After finalising a deal, Parkash transferred a token quantity and booked two plots of 250 rectangular yards each.
On March 16, Parkash visited Gurgaon and he was once taken to the site. After that, he paid Rs 6 lakh and signed settlement papers. Prakash desired to whole the registration method however used to be knowledgeable that Rajan Singh, the director of Lotus Group, had long gone to Lucknow for a few days.
“As Covid instances had been rising, I did not wait and lower back to Maharashtra,” he said. In July, he got here lower back to Gurgaon and made similar payments, together with stamp obligation charges. This time, he used to be advised that the registration manner had been suspended through the government. After making a complete price of Rs 30 lakh, he once more got here to Gurgaon in August and when Parkash contacted the builder, he ought to now not be reached.
Later, Parkash received to comprehend that the challenge had no longer been permitted utilizing the government. “Initially, the builder agreed to refund the quantity however refused after a few weeks,” he said.
The director of Lotus Group ought to now not be reached for his comment. An FIR has been lodged underneath sections 420 (cheating), 476 (forgery) and different sections of IPC at Badhshapur police station.