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4 BDA staffers caught running fake site allotment racket in B’luru


Team Udayavani, Dec 5, 2020, 6:06 PM IST

Bengaluru: Four officials of the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) were caught on Friday for running a fake site allotment document racket in Bengaluru. Prima facie investigation suggested that the racket could be valued at around ₹300 crore, police said.

Police have seized at least 60 fake site allotment documents valued at around ₹100 crore, among other materials, from their office.

According to the police, BDA’s joint secretary-3 Shive Gowda and real estate agent Indra Kumar are the prime accused in this scam. Kumar is the owner of Redhans company while the office space in which this company operated was owned by Gowda, the police said.

Apart from these two accused, three more officials were involved in the scam, Kamlamma, a tahasildar, and Sharat and Samapth, working as clerks in the BDA.

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