The troubles of Ashneer Grover, co-founder of fintech firm Bharat Pay and judge on the business show Shark Tank India, seem to be increasing. Actually, first he was sent back home after reaching Delhi Airport to go to America and now the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) of the police has sent summons and called him for questioning after two days. Let us know in which case he has been summoned.
Inquiry to be held on 21st November
The PTI report quoted police sources as saying that the Economic Offenses Wing of Delhi Police has summoned Ashneer Grover and his wife Madhuri Jain and asked them to appear at the Mandir Marg office on November 21, 2023. Have asked for. According to the report, EOW will question him in the case of alleged fraud of Rs 81 crore in Bharat Pay. It is noteworthy that in this case, a case has been registered against Ashneer and Madhuri Grover as well as their other relatives.
FIR was registered in the month of June
EOW had filed an FIR against Ashneer Grover and his wife Madhuri Jain in June 2023 this year. This FIR was registered in the case of causing loss of Rs 81 crore to Bharat-Pe run Resilient Innovation Private Limited (RIPL) and alleged misuse of funds. The EOW investigation also revealed financial irregularities during the operations of BharatPe. Not only Ashneer and Madhuri, but their family members were also included in the FIR. It included Deepak Gupta, Suresh Jain and Swetank Jain.
Stopped at the airport on Thursday
Earlier on Thursday, Ashneer Grover and his wife were stopped at Delhi Airport when both were leaving for New York, America. Actually, a Look Out Circular (LOC) has been issued against both of them by the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police, on the basis of which this decision has been taken. Ashneer had also shared information about this matter through a post on his Twitter (now X) handle. In this he wrote, ‘I was going to America from 16-23 November. At the immigration at the airport I was told that LOC is in place, sir.
What did Ashneer Grover write in the post?
Ashneer Grover has written in his X post, ‘Hello! Hello!… What’s going on in India? At present, ‘Ashneer stopped at the airport’ is going on sir. Along with this he has also written some other things. Ashneer Grover wrote that since the FIR was registered in the month of May, I have not received any summons from EOW till 8 am on Friday (7 hours after returning from the airport). However, now according to PTI report, he has been summoned on November 21.