Mumbai: Case pertaining to the theft of key
documents in Adarsh Housing Society scam was on Saturday transferred to the Mumbai Crime Branch due to seriousness of the issue.
"The case has been transferred to the Crime Branch. This
special wing is working on the case and have asked for the FIR
details, which was registered in the local police station," a
crime branch official said on condition of anonymity.
The Crime Branch of the city police usually probes
underworld-related or sensitive in nature cases.
A case of theft was registered yesterday by police after
crucial documents from 10 files on Adarsh Society went missing
from the the Urban Development Department here. Secretary of
the department Gurudas Bajpe gave a written complaint to the
Marine Drive police on Friday night about the missing papers.
The disappearance of the papers has been brought to the
notice of CBI, which is probing into the scam, where flats
built in the name of Kargil war heroes were alloted to
bureaucrats, politicians' relatives and defence officers.
The missing papers include remarks of the state
government officials and Chief Minister.
First Published: Sunday, November 28, 2010, 18:02