Saira Banu seeks PM Modi’s help over ‘land mafia’ threats

Dilip Kumar turned 96 just earlier this week.

Saira Banu seeks PM Modi’s help over ‘land mafia’ threats
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MUMBAI: The legendary 96-year-old actor Dilip Kumar’s wife and veteran actress Saira Banu on Sunday requested a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, following the release of builder Samir Bhojwani who had been arrested for usurping her and yesteryears superstar’s Pali Hill bungalow in Mumbai.

Banu’s request was shared on Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle that read: “Request from Saira Banu Khan: The Hon’ble PMO India, Shri Narendra Modi sir, land mafia Samir Bhojwani released from jail. No action taken despite assurances by (Maharashtra) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Padma Vibhushit betrayed, threatened by money and muscle power. Request meeting with you in Mumbai.”

Dilip Kumar turned 96 just earlier this week.

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Kumar and Banu in December 2017 had complained that Bhojwani, on the basis of forged and fabricated documents, was claiming to be the owner of two plots on which Dilip Kumar’s bungalow is built.

The actor owned the two plots-CTS nos C-1395 and C-1396, at Pali Hill in Bandra and claimed he bought in September 1953, for Rs 1.40 lakh.

This led the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police to register a case of cheating against him.

With agency inputs