Ways to identify counterfeit documents:
(1) Original owner identified: If the deed is in the name of more than one owner, the deed may be forged. In this case, you have to go to the spot and talk to the locals and find out who the real owner is.
(2) Information of volume: According to the nature of document in sub-registry office, it is written in four registers or volumes. If there is any doubt about any document, the year of the document stored in the registry office should be checked. This requires a specific application. It will have to give all the information of the document.
(3) Author Verification: The name and address of the author of any recently completed deed of sale should be mentioned in person.
(4) Verification of signatures: In many cases, the signer or receiver is punished by forging signatures. In this case, the authenticity of the signature can be verified by a signature expert. Fraud can also be detected by checking various seals from the land office.
Keep in mind that many earlier documents use some of the previously marked seals. The previous document but if the seal is new, then it should be taken, the document may be forged. At the same time, the date should be thoroughly verified. If the date of registration of documents is a day of official closure, there will be room for doubt. In many cases, vested property or the property of a deceased person is forged by showing it alive.
(5) Namjari: Mutations of land or Namjari should be sought from the office of the Assistant Commissioner (Land). It is important to keep an eye on whether the continuity in the name is correct or not. If there is any discrepancy between the CS survey and the seller’s ledger, then there is a complication.
The most important thing is to check whether the amount of land in the survey ledger matches with the number of times the land has been sold later. Spot numbers, addresses, all these have to be checked.
(6) Seal-stamp Verification: Be sure to note the vendor behind the stamp used during the execution of the deed and in whose name the purchase was made. There is a serial number on the back of each stamp. If the number is correct, check with the stamp dealer if necessary.
(6) Power of Attorney: If there is any power of attorney document recently, it should be checked whether the picture of both the parties has been used in it.
(6) Verification of date: In case of any donated land, it is necessary to check the date of execution in the deed and when the recipient has occupied the land. Verify whether the document is registered and the recipient’s relationship with the deed giver.
(9) Verification of ownership: What is the title of the land or ownership should be verified. You need to get all the documents from the seller, especially Vaya documents. The sub-registry office needs to know the serial number of all the documents, whether the document number is correct or not.