Gurgaon: Around two acres of land owned by gangster Sube Gujjar will go under the hammer on Wednesday. Gujjar, a proclaimed offender, carries a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head and is accused of committing multiple crimes in Gurgaon and neighbouring areas.
Two plots —1.3 acres in Bar Gujjar village near Manesar and 0.8 acres in Manesar industrial area— will be auctioned. A police officer said while one of the plots was Singh’s ancestral property and was used for farming, the other was bought by the gangster around four years ago.
Two weeks ago, the Punjab and Haryana high court had vacated the stay on the auction of Gujjar’s properties. In 2018, in a move to curb the financial muscle of proclaimed offenders, the special task force (STF) of Haryana Police had attached the two plots registered in the name of the gangster. The market value of land is around Rs 6 crore.
The district administration had put the land for auction in February 2019 and the police assured safety of the person who will buy these plots.
Police commissioner KK Rao said they will ensure buyers do not face any threat. The auction is aimed at curbing the financial power of gangsters. “We want to give a message that properties earned through criminal activities will be attached and sold,” he said.