The Delhi Police’s Financial Offences Wing has summoned BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover and his spouse Madhuri Jain for questioning in reference to an alleged Rs 81-crore fraud on the fintech unicorn, police sources stated on Friday.
The couple has been requested to seem on the Financial Offences Wing’s (EOW) Mandir Marg workplace on November 21 to affix the probe being carried out on a grievance by BharatPe, the sources stated.
The event got here hours after Mr Grover in a publish on X claimed that he was stopped on the Delhi airport on Thursday when he and his spouse have been travelling to New York for trip.
EOW officers confirmed the summons and informed PTI that the couple was stopped after a lookout round was issued in opposition to them.
The EOW filed an FIR in opposition to Mr Grover, Madhuri Jain and their members of the family Deepak Gupta, Suresh Jain and Shwetank Jain in Could within the alleged Rs 81-crore fraud case.
BharatPe alleged that Mr Grover and his household brought about damages of about Rs 81.30 crore by way of illegitimate funds to bogus human useful resource consultants, inflated and undue funds by way of passthrough distributors linked to the accused, sham transactions in enter tax credit score and cost of penalty to GST authorities, unlawful cost to journey businesses, solid invoices by Madhuri Jain and the destruction of proof.
EOW sources stated the officers filed a standing report in courtroom on November 7.
If convicted, the accused face between 10 years to life in jail.
In December 2022, BharatPe had additionally filed a civil swimsuit in Delhi Excessive Courtroom in opposition to Mr Grover and his household, looking for as much as Rs 88.67 crore in damages for alleged dishonest and embezzlement of funds.
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