Court grants bail to Sanjay Raut in Patra Chawl land scam case
In the Patra Chawl land scam case, the PMLA court has granted bail to Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, after which he will now be able to breathe in the open air. Let us tell you that on August 1, Sanjay Raut Enforcement Directorate He was arrested for his alleged role in financial irregularities related to the redevelopment of Patra Chawl in North Mumbai’s Goregaon area. Now after almost 100 days Sanjay Rahu will come out of jail.
Please inform that Sanjay Raut is lodged in Arthur Road Jail. The court had already reserved the verdict after he got out of jail and the court arguments on the bail application were over. The court has given its verdict on this matter on November 9, due to which Sanjay Raut has got a big relief.
Sanjay Raut and Patra Chawl Land Scam Case
The ED probe against Raut pertains to alleged financial irregularities in the redevelopment of Patra Chawl and financial transactions involving his wife and associates. Spread over 47 acres in suburban Goregaon, Patra Chawl is also known as Siddharth Nagar and has 672 tenant families.
In 2008, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) awarded the contract for the redevelopment of the chawl to Guru Ashish Construction Private Limited (GACPL), a subsidiary of HDIL (Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited). GACPL was to construct 672 flats for the tenants and some flats to MHADA.
He was free to sell the remaining land to private developers. However, according to the ED, the tenants did not get a single flat in the last 14 years as the company did not redevelop Patra Chawl, but sold pieces of land and Floor Space Index (FSI) to other builders for Rs 1,034 crore.