Gurgaon , January 6 – While continuing the drive against mushrooming of unauthorized colonies, Deputy Commissioner, Gurgaon, Mr P.C. Meena along with a team of officers today raided a number of offices of property dealers in the district and directed the officers accompanying him to initiate action against those found developing illegal colonies after registering First Information Report (FIR) in police.
Two of the dealers were nabbed with maps and site plans of the illegal colonies who were handed over to the police then and there. Some offices of the dealers, who were found running these offices illegally without a valid license, were also sealed on the spot.
The team which accompanied the Deputy Commissioner including Deputy Commissioner Police (hq) Dr Abhey Singh Rao, Sub Divisional Magistrate,Gurgaon North, Satender Singh Duhan, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Gurgaon South, Captain Manoj and District Town Planner (E) Dilbagh Singh. They raided offices of property dealers on Gurgaon- Alwar road, Maruti Kunj road, Bhondsi, Naya gaon, Garhi Harsaru, offices located on Hayatpur- Garhi road, Gopalpur, Basai and local sector 10. The local Station House Officer of the area also accompanied the team.
On seeing the official vehicles of the Deputy Commissioner and other officers, some of the property dealers fled from the site even leaving their vehicles. An under construction office of a dealer on Maruti Kunj road was demolished on the spot. The team inspected the offices and captured the documents and maps, site plans from these offices. Mr Meena, on the spot, ordered to register FIR against the dealers from whose offices incremental material like site plan of the illegal colonies and maps were found and arrest them. The team found illegal colonies being developed at initial stages like loose sand and stones were laid for construction of roads and erection of electricity poles at three locations.
In village Naya Gaon, the villagers apprised the team about an illegal colony which was being developed over an area of four acres behind the panchayat land meant for village temple. It had no path and one has to pass through the temple land to go to that piece of land. The Deputy Commissioner directed the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Gurgaon South to get the gate of the temple locked so that the tresspassers could not reach the site of the illegal colony. Similarly, an illegal colony was found on preliminary stage near village Garhi Harsaru where some of the property dealers managed to flee,but one of them was caught who was handed over to the police. There also loose soil was spread with pieces of stones for construction of roads.
A buyer Jagmender who had come to show the plot which he was purchasing to his family was also incidentally there. He informed the Deputy Commissioner that he has signed an agreement with the dealers and paid only the ernest money. Mr Meena assured him that the money paid by him will be got refunded and he should drop the idea of purchasing the plot because the administration won’t allow construction there. A similar unathorised colony was found being developed in village Gopalpur where the squad of District Town Planner (E) was directed to demolish the office and dismantle the roads. The team also checked the licenses of the property dealers.