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1. My builder had promised one free open parking space which he has not given.
2. He had promised 16 person lift but has installed a smaller lift.
3. He is charging electricity rates in violation of his agreement with the distribution company but in compliance with the agreement with me but the latter agreement incorporates illegal clauses.
Can a criminal case be filed against him and what are the chances of success.
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A. A criminal case doesn't hold water against him. You can move the consumer court and seek compensation. If other buyers join you and you make it a class action, your chances for speedy compensation is higher

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Viswanath M K

Experience: 5 Year(s)

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A. You can file a criminal complaints but chances are not great, better to reach consumer forum for deficiency in services, damages etc

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Suneel Moudgil

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A. Yes, it can amount to cheating, success will depend on the lawyer and arguments.
Regards.

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Randheer Bahadur

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A. Yes! Apart from consumer and complaint under RERA law, a criminal complaint can also be filed.

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Junaid Ali Khan

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A. Go to the consumer forum against them immediately

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Rameshwar Dadhe

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