Gurgaon, September 2 : An FIR has been filed against UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s son- in-law Robert Vadra,real estate giant DLF and former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda at Kherki Daula police station in Gurgaon for alleged irregularities in a string of land deals in Gurgaon.
Vadra has consistently rejected the allegations and called it political vendetta of the BJP target the Congress.
“We received a complaint today from one Surinder Sharma, resident of village Rathivas in Nuh district of Haryana, in which he alleged irregularities in the land deals,” Gurgaon Commissioner of Police K K Rao has confirmed. Real estate developer DLF and Omkareshwar Properties have also been named in the FIR.
Real-estate companies DLF and Onkareshwar Properties have been booked on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, fraud, forgery and under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The FIR says that Vadra’s company Sky Light Hospitality purchased land in Gurgaon’s Sector 83, Shikohpur, Sikandarpur, Khedki Daula and Sihi for Rs. 7.5 crore and sold it back for Rs. 55 crore after a change in its classification.
Vadra, however, denied the charges, saying it was attempt to distract people from “real issues”. “It’s election season… there is an increase in oil prices… so let’s divert the real issues of people… what’s new?” he said.
Hooda said, ” This is nothing but political vendetta. These are all tactics by the BJP governmnet to divert attention of the people from its failures.”