Didn’t get response from ED, CBI: Man who ‘informed’ PMO about Nirav Modi scam | India News
NEW DELHI: Hari Prasad SV, the person who Congress says knowledgeable the Prime Minister’s Workplace concerning the alleged fraud being perpetrated by billionaire
jewelry designer Nirav Modi in July 2016, at the moment mentioned that he approached the Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation and a number of other different our bodies in opposition to the accused however to no avail, reported ANI.
“Wrote to PMO in 2016 requesting them to undertake detailed investigation within the matter after we didn’t get any response from ED, CBI, SEBI, and Ministry of Company Affairs. Later, I received a mail from RoC that my case is closed,” ANI quoted the Bengaluru jeweller as saying.
He claimed that he had opened a franchise retailer with Mehul Choksi, the MD of Gitanjali Group, with an funding of Rs 10 crore.
“As per the settlement, he was supposed to present us gold price Rs 10 crore however he gave us gold price Rs 5 crore solely. We lastly filed two FIRs in opposition to him,” Prasad mentioned.
The Congress had earlier at the moment attacked the PM for failing to take well timed motion in opposition to Nirav Modi.
“Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, was made conscious of this whole fraud by one Shri Hari Prasad by the use of a written grievance filed on 26th July, 2016 and
acknowledged by PMO,” mentioned social gathering spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, including that “no motion was taken” and the “financial institution misplaced the cash and the accused escaped.”
Nirav Modi, his spouse, brother, and enterprise associate Mehul Choksi had been booked by the CBI on January 31, for allegedly dishonest state-run Punjab Nationwide Financial institution of Rs 280 crore.
In response to the financial institution, the rip-off is price greater than Rs 11,400 crore.
(With inputs from businesses)