June 19, 2024

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Dead since 2011, bizman sells Corinthian Garden property? 

By Crema Limpin

IN what appears to be one for the Guinness Book of World Records, a businessman who’s been dead since 2011 somehow found its way to sell a mansion for a whopping P86 million, for which a case was filed before the Makati Prosecutor’s Office.

In a 46-page charge sheet docketed as 22-61752, Amith Chandiramani pressed charges against his older brother Rajiv, her mom Pushpa and two other persons whose signatures were affixed in an Absolute Deed of Sale as witnesses.

In his sworn testimony, Amith claimed that there is no way that his father the late Prem Naraindas Chandiramani could have sold their 1,500-square meter mansion inside the posh Corinthian Gardens nine years after the letter died.  

“I was present when my father shot himself inside the comfort room of Resorts World Manila, probably due to depression after incurring huge gambling debt,” Amith said in his testimony.

According to him, it was them that he also found himself struggling into the same depression which led him to substance abuse.

“When I got hooked on drugs, my family decided to take me to a drug rehabilitation facility where I stayed for seven years. It was during that time when my older brother (Rajiv) and mom forged our (Amith and his late father) signatures,” he added.

He also dragged a lawyer by the name of Atty. Mark Vinluan, who notarized the Deed of Absolute Sale of their house, “even in the absence of the seller” – in this case, the late Prem Naraindas Chandiramani, who has been dead since December 26, 2011.

Documents attached to the charge sheet also included articles of incorporation of the property buyer – Royal Brothers Realty and Development Inc., whose incorporators include the accused – Rajiv who owns 60% share of the company and her mom to whom 20% controlling stake has been relegated.

Aside from sending his older brother and mom behind bars, Amith is asking the court to nullify the dubious sale of their old family house and cancel its incumbrances in the Torrens title.