Thane: Three more arrested in ULC scam

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, June 12, 2021, 12:32 AM IST
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The Thane police have arrested three persons in connection with a multi-crore scam of Urban land ceiling (ULC).

The police said the arrested three include Chandrashekar alias Shekar Limiya, 55, assistant to the architect. Satyavan Dhanegave, 54, who retired in June 2017 and was working as town planner for Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation and Bharat Kamble 56, a junior draftsman at assistant director town planning office, Palghar. "The three accused were arrested on June 10. All of them were produced in court and remanded in police custody till June 14," said a police officer.

The police are on the lookout for Dileep Gheware, a town planner at MBMC, the official added.

A case was registered at Thane nagar police station November, 2016 under section 420, 467, 470, 471 and 120 (b) of the Indian penal code and sections of the Prevention of corruption act. After the case was registered the police arrested five accused including a builder. The accused had obtained benefit under the ULC by showing a residential plot as agricultural land, an official said.

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