Former BDA Commissioner including 2 others booked for cheating woman realtor


The RT Nagar police have registered a case against former Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) Deputy Commissioner and two others in connection with allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs. 1.7 crore and cheating a woman realtor promising to get a compensation for acquired land .

Hema had been approaching BDA for a compensation amount for her 3  acre land in Hennur,K Narayanapura and Srirampura localities of Bengaluru, acquired for development of Arkavathi Layout in 2013. 

Mahesh Kumar introduced her to Mohan Kumar, a taut in BDA to get the compensation using his clout with the officials.

Hema met Mohan Kumar at coffee shop in RT Nagar and he demanded Rs 50 lakh per acre commission .
Hema said in her complaint that she paid the amount in a phased manner from Jan 2020 to February 21 in phased manner. 

But even after getting the money Shivaraju refused to help her stating that he had been transferred to Mysuru and not concerned with the case , while Mohan Kumar was threatening er with dire consequences .

Based on the complaint filed by Hema S.Raju,  a resident of Jayanagar,the former BDA Deputy Commissioner Shivaraju,section superintendent  Mahesh Kumar and broker Mohan Kumar were charged under cheating,criminal breach of trust and criminal intimidation on Tuesday.