No Enforcement of the Order of the District Forum - No Enforcement of Section 25 & 27 of The Consumer Protection Act, 1986:
There is a thin line between good and evil.
There is a thin line between bravery and stupidity.
There is a thin line between arrogance and confidence.
There is a thin line between genius and insanity.
There is a thin line between scam and truth.
There is a thin line between inefficient and corrupt government official.
The line is so thin that most of us find it difficult to differentiate between 'scam and truth' - 'inefficiency & corruption'.
That's why, in 2012, more than 1,000 middle class investors assumed that fully furnished 1 BHK row house for only rupees 6 lakhs at Shanti Homes - located at Warvadi village, on Khed Shivapur - Saswad Link Road, Taluka Purandar, District Pune - is once in a lifetime opportunity to own a second home - weekend home - investment property.
By 2014 some investors realized that Shanti Homes was not a real estate development project but a scam and they filed police complaint against Kalyani Developers & Paramount Realty - Prachi & Ajay Bhute, Madhur Bhosale, Sachin Jagtap, Saiprabha Menon.
When the police captured the culprits - the 1000 plus middle class investors felt that the line between the good and evil is no more thin.
Their days of living as victims of the scamster will be soon over.
They filed a case in the consumer court.
Got ex parte judgment in their favor.
Received orders to recover their money by attaching the property and punishing the scamsters - as per the section 25 & 27 of The Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
The forum's order made the line between bravery and stupidity quite bold. They were glad to see themselves as brave.
But soon they realize that it was an illusion.
The respective authorities - revenue department of Pune district collectorate and Pune police - were not enforcing the orders of the consumer court.
Once again, the line between 'inefficiency & corruption' became thin.
Once again, the line between good and evil became thin.
Is the scam really busted?
What can scam victims do in this situation?
Even after 4 years, the middle class investors in Shanti Homes 1 BHK Row House for Rs. 6 Lakhs scam haven't stop wondering. To know more, please, view the video and hear their story in their own words - in Marathi.
Of course, if you join the Coaching Class for Pune Flat Buyers this Sunday, 17th July 2016, at Deccan Park Hotel on F C Road and attend Dr. Vishwas Chavan's lecture - you can easily identify the difference between good and evil - scam and truth. Do come.
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