Actor Dileep's multiplex built on illegal land alleges petition
news Monday, January 05, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | January 1, 2015 | 11.50 am IST A petition has been filed in the Kerala high court alleging that the Malyalam actor Dileep amassed a 90-cent land near to national highway in Chalakudy,Thrissur on which his multiplex theater D cinemas was built. The petition reportedly states that the 'puramboke' land belongs to the Kerala governmentâ€™ and cannot be alienated or leased out. A Times of India report says that according to the petition, the land that falls under East Chalakkudy village, originally belonged to the maharaja of Cochin and according to the basic tax register (BTR) of Chalakkudy village, the property belongs to the kovilakom (palace) and is shown as puramboke land known as `oottupura parambu'. According to the report the actor had bought the land in 2006 from Biju Philip, Augustin, Paul, and Saji. A complaint was already registered in 2013 against this at the police alleging that Thrissur district collector had facilitated in legalizing the deal by passing a revenue department report. Now the petitioner has approached the high court through senior counsel Ranjith Thampan seeking a probe in to the matter by the land revenue commissioner. Tweet
Show us some love! Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here.