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Man held from Guj airport for Rs 50 cr land fraud in Maha

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Economic Offences Wing of Friday arrested a from Airport in a Rs 50 crore forgery case, an said.

had allegedly attempted to usurp four acres of land in Khandala, worth Rs 50 crore, by submitting forged documents to the registrars office, the said.

"He is also accused of destroying original documents from the Mumbai registrar's office. Acting on a tip off that Lakdawala was planning to leave the country, we sent a team and picked him up from airport," he said.

Lakdawala has been booked under section 465 (forgery) and other relevant provisions of IPC and Indian Registration Act for making false statements, delivering false copies, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 22:51 IST