Neighbours said that early on Tuesday, unknown people hung across the house, taking photos of the building and the place. “When I inquired, one among them said that he was a belongings agent and sped away on a motorcycle,” a neighbour stated. Situated on a 3-andhalf-cottah plot at BE 220, the two-storied house is positioned at one of the top locations in Salt Lake because of its proximity to Ultadangaand Kestopur. Property agents stated as in line with the present rate, the belongings would fetch something among Rs 2 crore and Rs 2.Five crore. “This is a chief property because of the proximity to most appropriate places and because of the quaint neighbourhood. Moreover, there may be also a guesthouse right subsequent to the constructing, which stays packed during the yr. This additionally shows that the region is properly-favoured,” a property agent in Salt Lake said. However, amid the surprising interest in the plot, law enforcement officials and locals are nonetheless unsure if there are other claimants to the property. “Earlier this yr, Maitreya’s mom had known as me to their domestic and had asked me to help her sell the first floor of the residence. I attempted, but then learnt that the family either shares the assets with a relative in Kidderpore or that its papers were now not with them. Ultimately, the deal turned into referred to as off,” Gopal Saha, a neighborhood who takes interest in belongings deals, had informed TOI on Monday. Another nextdoor neighbour stated that as in keeping with their statistics, the family had even taken an enhance quantity from some promoter. However, there has been some issue with that deal as well and the promoter created a ruckus out of doors the residence a 12 months in the past, asking them to return his cash, which they couldn’t.
Police, who now have the important thing to the house, stated they had been seeking out a custodian for Maitreya to whom they are able to quit the residence keys as well. “We are not entering into the property tangle. We most effective need a custodian inclined to take care of Maitreya and the belongings he owns,” a senior officer of Bidhannagar Commissionerate said.