Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Housing scam accused’s 3.5cr property sealed

Mumbai: The Mira Road police have sealed property worth Rs 3.5 crore belonging to housing scam accused Yogesh Karande.

Karande (29) was arrested on January 6 for allegedly duping prospective flat buyers in Mira Road. On January 9, he escaped from police custody when he was taken to a Vasai bank for investigation. 

On January 11, he allegedly consumed poison and got admitted to a Mira Road hospital.He was arrested again and moved to Bhagwati Hospital. He is in police custody till Saturday.

The police sealed his flats in Kharghar, Nalasopara and Mira Road. The police also seized his laptops, two four wheelers and recovered Rs 4.5 lakh from his flats.

A case is also registered against him with the Manikpur police in Vasai. 
Sandhya Nair TNN

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