Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 10
The CBI immediately carried out searches at 4 areas in Delhi and Haryana after submitting a case of unlawful conversion of residential land to lift the swanky Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, officers stated.
The CBI has registered an FIR on the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court, which had termed the mall unlawful. The HC had sought a separate investigation by the CBI to probe alleged unlawful actions, if any, and doable collusion between the builder and state authorities.
Located adjoining to the Delhi-Jaipur nationwide freeway, the mall had come up on land initially allotted for a housing undertaking. Those raided included administrators of actual property agency Ambience Group, stated officers.
The officers stated the HC had requested the CBI to register the FIR inside six weeks from July 10, submit standing report in three months and full probe in six months.
The petitioners had alleged earlier than the HC that 18.98 acres earmarked for Ambience
Lagoon Island Residential Complex was diminished to 7.9 acres with a industrial advanced erected on the remaining land. They had alleged that such violation of the builder-buyer settlement and provisions of the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Area Act, 1975, couldn’t have been doable with out the collusion of officers and builders.
The Ambience Group runs malls in NCR and luxurious resort The Leela Ambience Convention Centre.