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Jaipur: Guman Group owner Shankar Khandelwal arrested for property fraud

Shankar along with his brother Tikkam Khandelwal was taken into custody from outside a city court. It took police officials nine hours to interrogate and then arrest Shankar in connection with the case. The brother duo allegedly started creating a scene outside the court at the time of their arrest.

November 23, 2018, 3:14 pm

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Jaipur: The accused of Syndicate Bank scam and the owner of Guman Group Shankar Khandelwal was arrested by Ashok Nagar police on Thursday for selling land fraudulently. Shankar along with his brother Tikkam Khandelwal was taken into custody from outside a city court. It took police officials nine hours to interrogate and then arrest Shankar in connection with the case. The brother duo allegedly started creating a scene outside the court at the time of their arrest. According to the police, the complainant Suraj Narayan Khatoria, a resident of Shiv Marg near Bani Park area of Jaipur lodged an FIR against Shankar Khandelwal and his brother Tikkam Khandelwal at Ashok Nagar police station. Suraj entered into agreement to buy a property for Rs 60 lakh. It was located near Mitra Nagar in Jhotwara. He gave Shankar an advance payment of Rs 10 lakh for the registry. Khaotaria asked Shankar to complete the registry process, but Shankar did not respond. When Khatoria later got to know that there was no such plot approved by JDA there. As per the reposts, there are more than 20 cases registered against Shankar Khandelwal in four police stations of Jaipur commissionerate including Ashok Nagar, Jhotwara, Vaishali Nagar and Kalwad. Shankar was arrested by Askhok Nagar police station in the past also. CBI arrested Shankar in the case of syndicate scam.

First published: November 23, 2018