Qutbullapur: An illegal real-estate venture has come up near the bund of Pedda Cheruvu tank, violationg WALTA norms. Morevoer, the venture managers have dug borewells near the water body against the norms and selling water illegally. As per the norms, no constructions should be made within 10-15 meters from the water body but real-estate builders have encroached on the buffer land and have started the venture. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us Added to it, the venture owners have dug deep borewells near the tank and have been selling water to companies, earning lakhs of rupees illegally. Local residents have expressed doubts over the venture and said that the owners may have colluded with the officals of the Revenue and Irrigation departments as no action was taken against them. This may result in the disappearance of the water body in the future, several locals residents commented. When The Hans India contacted Qutbullapur Tahsildar on the issue, he said that the matter would be investigated and necessary action would be taken against them.