Jamshedpur, Feb 21: Accused of selling a single flat to three different people and several other cases of cheating and forgery and who was absconding from last 2 years, Builder Rohit Singh, a resident of Kadma and his manager Aakash Agrawal were arrested by a team of district police late night on Thursday. Mother of arrested Rohit Singh and proprietor of Gauri Associate, Gauri Devi is still on the run. Police is conducting raids at various locations of the city to catch hold of Gauri Devi.
Talking to the media persons on Friday, East Singhbhum SSP, Amol V. Homkar said that the duo was wanted in connection with 25 cheating and forgery cases in different police stations of the city.
SSP further informed that a special team of district police was formed to catch Builder Rohit Singh and Aakash Agrawal. Special team comprising of different police team to nab the duo Rohit Singh (37), son of R. D Singh, a native of Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) and a resident of Govindnagar in Kadma, proprietor of Gauri Associate (a real estate firm) in Circuit House and Akash Agarwal (30) a native of Rajasthan and resident of Bhatia Basti, Kadma a manager in the same firm were arrested late last night following a tip-off that they were returning from Ranchi.
The duo are believed to have duped around 60 persons by selling the same flats to more than three persons and have cheated masses of lakhs of money in the guise of giving flats which was later found to be in possession of somebody else.
“We are also in the process of arresting mother of Rohit Singh, Gauri Devi whose name also figures in the complaint lodged at different police station. The duo are being interrogated and we would also be probing into the possible nexus between Gauri Associates owners and staff in district registry department which made papers to fox people,” the SSP added.
The duo are believed to have taken money worth crores from influential people in the city for giving them possession of flats and then gone under hiding.
Though the SSP refused to reveal the exact amount of money they have been accused of cheating masses in city as they were still calculating it but sources said that it would not be in crores as a flat in posh city areas is sold at over Rs 25 lakhs.