Jul 22 (PTI) A famous builder in Faridabad has been accused of cheating the buyers by charging inflated amounts of money at the time of property’s possession, police said.
A complaint has been filed by 41 allottee with the District Town Planner (DTP), Deputy Commissioner Faridabad and the Commissioner of Police Faridabad against the builder Piyush Buildwell India Ltd.
In the complaint, the buyers with a stake in?Piyush Heights located at Sector-89 Faridabad said that all of them have already paid 80 to 95 per cent amount of the demand raised by the builder?in accordance with the schedule of payment given by the builder at the time of purchase of property.
With property already ready for possession, as claimed by the builder, now the builder is asking the buyers to pay an amount of Rs 10 to 12 lakh as against the scheduled demand ranging from Rs 1.2 lakh to Rs 2.
Tulinder Katoch, President Piyush Heights Apartment Allottee Society said that the builder has mentioned in the demand letter that in case the amount mentioned in it, is not paid in 15 days the allotment would be cancelled.
Tulinder said that the builder is trying to blackmail the buyers as he wants to earn extra on account of handing over the possession.
He said that some of the families who were in immediate need of house have paid the additional amount to and about 50 families have taken possession of the flat after its documents are transferred to their name.
In response to their compliant, the DTP has issued a letter dated July 21 to the builder and has asked them to hold any cancellation of allotment till a decision is made by the appropriate authority.
The DTP has also mentioned in the letter that a committee ‘Allottees Grievances Redressal Forum’ has been constituted with the Deputy Commissioner as its chairperson.
DTP has specifically mentioned that the final decision on the matter would be taken only by the said forum.
Amit Goel, Director of Piyush Buildwell has scrapped all claims against the company, saying that the amount has been paid by some of the buyers because there was no such ‘inflated amount’ in the demand.