Property dealer remanded to 14 days judicial custody
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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 20:02
  
New Delhi: A city court today remanded to 14 days judicial custody a property dealer who was arrested in Mumbai in connection with at least 48 cases of snatching, bank robbery and land grabbing in the national capital.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Arora sent accused Anup Kumar Juneja to jail till June 1 after he was produced on the expiry of the judicial custody.

Earlier, the court had allowed police to quiz him in custody for 10 days to unravel his alleged complicity in various criminal cases here.

A police team had brought Juneja from Mumbai. He had allegedly got himself shot at by people hired by him in a bid to frame a business rival.

He was apprehended at Mumbai airport by immigration authorities on his return from Nepal.

Juneja is named in at least 48 cases of snatching, bank robbery and land grabbing in Delhi.

He had allegedly fled from a city hospital where he was undergoing treatment after being shot at on March 21.

According to police, Juneja allegedly grabbed eight properties worth Rs 60 crore. He used to lodge false criminal cases in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab against the owners of the properties in Delhi and blackmail them after getting the case registered and forced them to vacate the premises.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 20:02


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