October 20, 2021
Scam/Fraud

In just 10 years, 128 land scam cases in Goa | Goa News

PANAJI: While not much is being said about alleged land scams in the state, Goa Police data reveals a shocking truth. There are 128 cases of land scams registered in the state in the last 10 years and of these, more than half of are in Porvorim and Mapusa of Bardez taluka.
Of the 128 land scam cases registered in the state, 73 are reported in the jurisdiction of Mapusa and Porvorim police station. On an average 10 land scam cases are reported every year across the state.
A senior police officer said that most of the property owners are unaware that their properties have either been sold or names of property owners have been changed. The officer did not rule out the possibility of a syndicate operating in the state to grab land of those who are not staying in the state. “Citizens who are settled abroad and who have unsupervised properties in Goa are on the radar of this organized syndicate that specializes in grabbing ancestral…

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