Retired colonel arrested for forging rent documentsNovember 21st, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) A retired colonel of the Indian Army was arrested here for allegedly forging lease agreement papers of a house he had rented from another retired army officer.Station officer of Sector-39 police station Anil Samania said Col. (retd) R.S. Malhotra lodged a complaint with the police alleging that Col.(retd) Madhukar Sharma had forged the agreement to occupy the rented property for a period more than originally agreed.
Sharma and two of his associates, Brahm Prakash and Atul Kapoor, had rented his house in Sector-37.
On Wednesday when Malhotra notified the tenants to vacate the house they refused, forcing him to take a legal action.
“We have registered a criminal case under sections 420, 467, 468 and 120B of IPC and have arrested Col. Madhukar Sharma,” said the police officer
Brahm Prakash and Atul Kapoor are absconding added the SO.