Wadia clan booked for fraud in land deal case

  • Wadia clan booked for fraud in land deal case

Mumbai's famous Wadia business family is in trouble. The business clan is booked for fraud and cheating in land deal case. Nusli, Maureen and their sons Ness and Jehangir have been booked for fraud and cheating in a case related to a land deal owned by the FE Dinshaw Trust. The case relates to a plot of land in Mumbai's Malad East area, which is currently worth around Rs 15.5 crore at current market rates.

Abdul Wahid Khan and Safirullah Khan, approached the Borivali private case court, alleging that the FE Dinshaw Trust, run by the Wadia family, had fudged documents for the plot of land that Khan brothers had bought from the trust through a tender process in 1992. Abdul Wahid Khan told the police that the FE Dinshaw Trust invited tenders for the sale of land at Gokuldham, Pimpri Pada Road, Malad, in February 1992.

The letters produced by Dinshaw Trust had forged signature of Safirullah Khan. The name was printed on the letterheads, not only this trust also produced a letter bearing Abdul Wahid Khan's name and the letter said that Khan would forego the land in exchange for Rs 3.75 crore.Ness Wadia's former girlfriend Preity Zinta also filed a molestation case against him in the year 2014. Preity alleged Wadia of threatening and abusing her inside Wankhede stadium during an IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings.

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