Bail to businessman Vishnu Aggarwal in Ranchi land scam case

Ranchi: Businessman Vishnu Aggarwal has got a big relief in the Army land scam case in Ranchi.

Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to Vishnu Aggarwal, who has been in jail for five months.

The High Court granted him bail on two personal bonds (bail bonds) of one lakh rupees each.

The court has said that Vishnu Aggarwal will have to appear in the lower court on every scheduled date.

The court has also put a condition during the bail that he will have to submit his passport to the trial court.

On September 18, 2023, the ED court had rejected the bail application of Vishnu Aggarwal.

After this, a bail petition was filed on his behalf in the High Court.

The hearing in Vishnu Aggarwal’s case was completed on January 5 itself.

After hearing the ED’s side in this case, the court had reserved its decision.

High Court lawyers Inderjit Sinha, Sumit Gadodiya, Arpan Mishra and Rishabh Kumar argued on behalf of Vishnu Aggarwal in the court of Justice Deepak Roshan.

There is an allegation of purchasing 1 acre land at Cheshire Home Road in Ranchi and army land at Sirmtoli through money laundering.

ED has mentioned in the remand note that the land documents of Cheshire Home Road were prepared fraudulently in the registry office in Kolkata.

Money laundering has also taken place in the purchase of land.

Vishnu Aggarwal was arrested by ED on July 31, 2023 after interrogation.

He has been accused of wrongly purchasing 1 acre of land on Cheshire Home Road.

A charge sheet has also been filed against 10 accused including Vishnu Aggarwal.

During investigation, ED had found that the original documents of this land had been tampered with.

The name of the ryot was changed by tampering with the original document kept at the Kolkata Registry Office, after which Vishnu Aggarwal purchased this land.

Gangadhar Rai was made the fake owner of this land by forgery and tampering with the original document, later this land was bought and sold from Gangadhar Rai’s grandson Rajesh Rai.

Many information related to land scam came from Vishnu Aggarwal’s mobile.

Information has been found from the investigation of Vishnu Aggarwal’s mobile.

It has also been revealed that on the verbal orders of the then Deputy Commissioner of Ranchi, Chhavi Ranjan, the mutation of one acre of disputed land on Cheshire Home Road was done in the name of Vishnu Agarwal and his wife Anushree Agarwal by the then Circle Officer of Bargain, Manoj Kumar.

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